GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 460 vs 1080 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.9

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 460

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 460

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Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,251 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 75W vs 180W 2.4x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1080

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

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Much better PassMark score 11,989 vs 4,323 More than 2.8x better PassMark score
Significantly higher clock speed 1,607 MHz vs 1,090 MHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Much more memory 8,192 MB vs 2,048 MB 4x more memory
Much better floating-point performance 8,228 GFLOPS vs 2,150.4 GFLOPS More than 3.8x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 224.4 GB/s vs 112 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
Much higher pixel rate 102.8 GPixel/s vs 19.2 GPixel/s More than 5.2x higher pixel rate
Much higher texture rate 257.1 GTexel/s vs 67.2 GTexel/s More than 3.8x higher texture rate
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 10,008 MHz vs 7,000 MHz Around 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Many more render output processors 64 vs 16 48 more render output processors
Much better sky diver factor score 516.48 vs 275.3 Around 90% better sky diver factor score
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,733 MHz vs 1,200 MHz Around 45% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly more shading units 2,560 vs 896 1664 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 160 vs 56 104 more texture mapping units
Much higher metro: last light framerate 131.6 vs 37.2 More than 3.5x higher metro: last light framerate
Much better PassMark direct compute score 8,107 vs 2,487 More than 3.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly better ocean surface simulation score 1,721.2 frames/s vs 967.47 frames/s Around 80% better ocean surface simulation score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 460 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
236.78 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1080
680.6 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
55.25 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1080
146.58 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
3,347.8
GeForce GTX 1080
3,349.27

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
3,704.69

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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