GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 460 vs R7 260X among Desktop GPUs for under $200

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan and Cloud Gate Factor

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Noise and Power

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

7

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 460 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 460  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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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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Better PassMark score 4,329 vs 3,128 Around 40% better PassMark score
Higher metro: last light framerate 37.2 vs 6.9 Around 5.5x higher metro: last light framerate
Slightly better face detection score 55.2 mPixels/s vs 43.62 mPixels/s More than 25% better face detection score
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,488 vs 1,681 Around 50% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,625 MHz Around 10% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 75W vs 115W Around 35% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon R7 260X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 260X

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the R7 260X vs the RX 460.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 460 vs R7 260X

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
236.6 mHash/s
Radeon R7 260X
225.27 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
55.2 mPixels/s
Radeon R7 260X
43.62 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
3,347.8
Radeon R7 260X
3,359.04

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 460
3,704.69
Radeon R7 260X
3,690.84

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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