Average Bench: 64% (38th of 592)

Based on 84,530 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67DF Models: Radeon (TM) RX 480 Graphics, AMD Radeon (TM) RX 480, Radeon(TM) RX 480, ASUS Radeon (TM) RX 480

The RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 GPUPro]

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Above average average bench

The AMD RX 480 averaged 36.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 180fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 180fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 480 is 21.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 480 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 169fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 125fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 84,530 samples)
Min Avg Max
112 Lighting 180 216
145 Reflection 169 183
187 Parallax 256 303
64.2% 202 fps
Min Avg Max
127 MRender 138 148
136 Gravity 180 205
115 Splatting 125 133
63.8% 148 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 214
Reflection 173
Parallax 291
75% 226 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 200
Splatting 128
68% 156 fps
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Lighting 172
Reflection 174
Parallax 251
62% 199 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 175
Splatting 128
64% 149 fps
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Lighting 154
Reflection 151
Parallax 264
60% 190 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 180
Splatting 122
62% 143 fps
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 24.20.12019.1010
Lighting 161
Reflection 176
Parallax 252
60% 196 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 130
Splatting 130
57% 135 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,764,549 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 84,530 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $240 @ launch in Jun '16)
MSI(1462 3413) 22% 67% ± 6%
MSI RX 480 8GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 8G
MSI RX 480 4GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 4G
AmazonUS $6909 hrs
XFX(1682 9480) 21% 62% ± 8%
XFX RX 480 8GB 1328 MHz
RX-480M8BBA6
XFX RX 480 8GB 1288 MHz
RX480M8BFA6
EbayUS $33919 mins
XFX RX 480 8GB LED 1288 MHz
RX-480P8DFA6
AmazonUS $33823 days
XFX RX 480 8GB XXX 1288 MHz
RX-480P836BM
OutletPCUS $5089 months
AmazonUS $7499 months
XFX RX 480 8GB Black 1338 MHz
RX-480P8DBA6
XFX RX 480 4GB RS
RX-480P4JFC6
XFX RX 480 8GB RS XXX 1288 MHz
RX-480P8LFB6
EbayUS $86217 mins
Sapphire(174B E347) 18% 67% ± 6%
Sapphire RX 480 8GB NITRO+
11260-07-20G
EbayUS $84217 mins
Sapphire RX 480 4GB NITRO+
11260-02-20G
AmazonUS $2801 month
EbayUS $89218 mins
Sapphire RX 480 4GB NITRO+
100406NT+4GOCL
Sapphire RX 480 8GB NITRO+
11260-01-20G
AmazonUS $3136 days
Asus(1043 04FB) 9% 66% ± 5%
Asus RX 480 8GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-RX480-O8G-GAMING
AmazonUS $3261 month
EbayUS $1,20018 mins
AMD(1002 0B37) 7% 58% ± 7%
Sapphire RX 480 8GB
21260-00-20G
XFX RX 480 4GB 1266 MHz
RX-480M4BFA6
Sapphire RX 480 4GB
21260-01-20G
MSI RX 480 8GB
Radeon RX 480 8G
MSI(1462 3415) 4% 65% ± 5%
MSI RX 480 8GB Armor OC
RX 480 ARMOR 8G OC
MSI RX 480 4GB Armor OC
RX 480 ARMOR 4G OC
AmazonUS $3001 month
PowerColor(148C 2372) 3% 65% ± 5%
PowerColor RX 480 8GB Red Devil
AXRX480 8GBD5-3DH/OC
Gigabyte(1458 22D0) 3% 61% ± 15%
Asus(1043 0501) 3% 57% ± 5%
MSI(1462 809E) 2% 58% ± 6%
Asus(1043 0505) 2% 57% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 22D4) 1% 61% ± 2%
Asus(1043 04FD) 1% 59% ± 8%
Dell(1028 1005) 1% 61% ± 7%
HP(103C 82F5) 1% 65% ± 1%
Asus(1043 04A8) 1% 60% ± 1%
Asus RX 480 8GB
RX480-8G
Sapphire(174B E353) 1% 63% ± 8%
Sapphire(174B E354) 0% 62% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0503) 0% 57% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 22E7) 0% 61% ± 0%
Asus(1043 201B) 0% 56% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22E8) 0% 61% ± 0%
HP(103C 5166) 0% 62% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 A480) 0% 56% ± 0%
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $545

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Excellent

5 days ago.

збс


Excellent

13 days ago.

good cards


Good

5 days ago.

sdasda


Excellent

14 days ago.

Best Quality/Price Video Card 3


Excellent

7 days ago.

dobre pomarańczowe


Good

16 days ago.

idfk


Excellent

5 days ago.

YEAAH BOYYY


Good

5 months ago.

ia the cheap and best powerfull video card.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best mainstream card on market


Excellent

2 months ago.

It's really fast sure, but the 1060 is faster and a little cheaper. I would go for the 1060 6gb gaming x!


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best prices for good performance!


Excellent

1 month ago.

my current video card. good vc though


Excellent

6 months ago.

For Medium gaming But Overprice


Excellent

11 months ago.

Pretty good card, got mine STRIX for 270 euros, overclocks at 1.3 voltage to 2250mem and 1467 core, so it asks itself for waterblock.


Good

3 months ago.

a bit overprised but stillvery good


Excellent

19 days ago.

have one works great, plays 1080p ultra on the cheep


Very good

2 years ago.


Excellent

8 months ago.

1080p and 2k monster. Nothing else to say. Get it if you dont have the buck to get anything from nVidia.


Poor

8 months ago.

XFX GTR running 1400MHZ with just increased power limit (50%) 2150Mem


Outstanding

17 months ago.

best GPU of 2016. insanely inexpensive and powers my guangzhou sports sedan. 7 liters. 900HP. insane traction. just great


Good

4 months ago.

Best card for the money/future right now for who does not want to spend over $300 for a graphics card. Stock and availability is currently low but will be fixed on September. Will outperform a higher priced GTX 1060 in DX12 and Vulcan games by 20fps but tends to slightly drag itself behind in DX11 and OpenGL games due to very recent driver support. AMD cards tend to improve by 25% in DX11 and OpenGL after 6 months of driver maturity just like the previous x80 cards. Crossfire support is available unlike the GTX 1060 and if you want similar performance for slightly less money, get the 4GB version.


Terrible

10 months ago.

very high price


Average

10 months ago.

It WAS a great value, but now...


Terrible

6 months ago.

With updated drivers, RX 480 shines. Especially in DX12.


Outstanding

22 months ago.

An outstanding GPU. I got one to benchmark in the 99th percentile. Super quiet, 30% fan speed at 75c and inaudible while gaming. I got the sapphire nitro+


Excellent

9 months ago.

very nice budget card ♥


Excellent

14 months ago.

Nitro+ 4gb from Sapphire. Runs cool and silent. Better power efficiency if undervolted. I'm very satisfied with my purchase.


Excellent

11 months ago.

Can run most modern AAA games at 1080p 60fps on max settings.


Excellent

13 months ago.

best graphics card I ever had, tho needed some tunning as Sapphire tuned it to be silent over power. Undervolted by -65mV, powerlimit increased to +39% and tuned fan speed so card never reaches 78 degrees, because at that temperature card throttle down gpu frequency...After all of this it is beast yet bit less power hungry :D

Tutorial  www.youtube.com/...

How I tunned my Sapphire card to get better perfomance :)


Excellent

18 months ago.

Great GPU does what i want


Excellent

16 months ago.

Very good card for 1080p 60fps, would go for 1070 for anything more


Outstanding

15 months ago.

Really fast. Runs most modern games on ultra graphics, unless bottlenecked by cpu.


Good

8 months ago.

Good GPU, runs games well, can't beat the price. Only complaint is that it gets hot at times, but that usually doesn't affect performance.


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