Average Bench: 50.1% (61st of 621)

Based on 140,936 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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Average average bench

The AMD RX 480 averaged 49.8% 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) 185fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 187fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 480 is just 14.3%. 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) 172fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 126fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 140,936 samples)
Min Avg Max
144 Lighting 185 212
158 Reflection 172 181
204 Parallax 258 300
51.1% 205 fps
Min Avg Max
133 MRender 140 147
145 Gravity 187 211
120 Splatting 126 132
48.8% 151 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1325 MHz, MLim: 2095 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Lighting 199
Reflection 180
Parallax 299
56% 226 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 203
Splatting 131
52% 160 fps
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.1
Lighting 172
Reflection 170
Parallax 258
48% 200 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 178
Splatting 126
47% 148 fps
140,936 MORE »

 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 12 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 155 fps Fortnite: 93 fps PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: 59 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 55 fps League of Legends: 160 fps Overwatch: 95 fps Battlefield 1: 73 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 53 fps Minecraft: 158 fps DOTA 2: 126 fps World of Warcraft: 68 fps World of Tanks: 101 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,237,989 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 140,936 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $240 @ launch in Jun '16)
Sapphire(174B E347) 25% 53% ± 3%
Sapphire RX 480 8GB NITRO+
11260-07-20G
AmazonUS $23427 days
Sapphire RX 480 4GB NITRO+
11260-02-20G
AmazonUS $28016 months
Sapphire RX 480 4GB NITRO+
100406NT+4GOCL
Sapphire RX 480 8GB NITRO+
11260-01-20G
AmazonUS $30012 mins
XFX(1682 9480) 18% 50% ± 5%
XFX RX 480 8GB 1328 MHz
RX-480M8BBA6
XFX RX 480 8GB 1288 MHz
RX480M8BFA6
XFX RX 480 8GB LED 1288 MHz
RX-480P8DFA6
AmazonUS $33815 months
XFX RX 480 8GB XXX 1288 MHz
RX-480P836BM
OutletPCUS $50823 months
AmazonUS $74923 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
MSI(1462 3413) 17% 52% ± 4%
MSI RX 480 8GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 8G
AmazonUS $2804 months
MSI RX 480 4GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 4G
AmazonUS $1403 months
AMD(1002 0B37) 7% 46% ± 4%
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
EbayUS $42015 mins
Asus(1043 04FB) 7% 50% ± 3%
Asus RX 480 8GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-RX480-O8G-GAMING
AmazonUS $32616 months
EbayUS $1,20021 mins
PowerColor(148C 2372) 6% 49% ± 6%
PowerColor RX 480 8GB Red Devil
AXRX480 8GBD5-3DH/OC
MSI(1462 3415) 4% 51% ± 3%
MSI RX 480 8GB Armor OC
RX 480 ARMOR 8G OC
MSI RX 480 4GB Armor OC
RX 480 ARMOR 4G OC
AmazonUS $30015 months
Asus(1043 04FD) 3% 46% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E353) 3% 53% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0501) 2% 44% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 22D0) 2% 51% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E354) 1% 47% ± 3%
MSI(1462 809E) 1% 43% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0505) 1% 42% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 22D4) 1% 48% ± 1%
Dell(1028 1005) 1% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0507) 1% 45% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 22E8) 0% 48% ± 1%
Asus(1043 04A8) 0% 44% ± 3%
Asus RX 480 8GB
RX480-8G
EbayUS $42022 mins
PwrHis(1787 A480) 0% 51% ± 5%
Asus(1043 201B) 0% 43% ± 0%
Dell(1028 1701) 0% 45% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22DF) 0% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0503) 0% 43% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $96

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $396

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 Comments

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15 days ago.

great value and very epic !!!!


Excellent

16 days ago.

have one of them


Good

27 days ago.

4k bf1 very good. 4k bf5 good..


Good

13 days ago.

does basically all 1080p games on max at that super sweet 60fps


Average

2 months ago.

Best Quality/Price Video Card 3


Good

1 month ago.

It's a really mediocre card right now, expensive and with normal performance


Excellent

19 hrs 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

2 months ago.

Best mainstream card on market


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best prices for good performance!


Excellent

20 months ago.

For Medium gaming But Overprice


Good

1 month ago.

my current video card. good vc though


Excellent

1 month ago.

I love it because is so good and is Economic


Excellent

5 months ago.

Very good graphic card i have it for like 3 years and doesnt have any problems


Excellent

5 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

4 months ago.

I have it in my PC and it gets my though my gaming expierence every day. No complaints. Good Bank for the Buck


Good

1 month ago.

a bit overprised but stillvery good


Good

2 months ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

cheap and has great performance


Very good

3 years ago.


Excellent

22 months ago.

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


Poor

22 months ago.

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


Average

24 months ago.

It WAS a great value, but now...


Good

19 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.


Outstanding

2 years ago.

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


Terrible

24 months ago.

very high price


Excellent

3 months ago.

Was amazing for an outstanding amount of time.


Terrible

20 months ago.

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


Excellent

14 months ago.

Great bargain and price


Outstanding

2 years 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

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

23 months ago.

very nice budget card ♥


Excellent

2 years ago.

Great GPU does what i want


Outstanding

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

Best bang for the buck from the Radeon line. Superseded by the 580 and 570 which maintained a solid value, but this was the granddaddy that started the trend. Great mid-tier card and the budget king.


Excellent

2 years 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

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

10 months ago.

Great card!


Good

4 months ago.

Good performance at a low price.


Excellent

2 month ago.

awesome card almost same than rx 580


Good

22 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.


Excellent

11 months ago.

Can't beat the price to performance now that the card is two years old. Picked it up for $112 with free shipping on the 4gb model.


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