GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 470 vs RX 460 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

9.3

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 470 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 470  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 470

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 470

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Better PassMark score 7,270 vs 4,235 More than 70% better PassMark score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 211.2 GB/s vs 112 GB/s Around 90% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 4,940 GFLOPS vs 2,150.4 GFLOPS More than 2.2x better floating-point performance
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher texture rate 154.4 GTexel/s vs 67.2 GTexel/s More than 2.2x higher texture rate
Significantly more shading units 2,048 vs 896 1152 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 128 vs 56 72 more texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 38.6 GPixel/s vs 19.2 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
More compute units 32 vs 14 18 more compute units
Better cloud gate factor score 19.55 vs 16.16 More than 20% better cloud gate factor score
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better video composition score 104.71 frames/s vs 82.43 frames/s More than 25% better video composition score
Higher battlefield 4 framerate 77 vs 38.6 Around 2x higher battlefield 4 framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 4,049 vs 2,498 More than 60% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of Radeon RX 460

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AMD Radeon RX 460

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Higher clock speed 1,090 MHz vs 926 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,650 MHz More than 5% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 75W vs 120W Around 40% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 470 vs 460

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
494.85 mHash/s
Radeon RX 460
242.6 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
111.54 mPixels/s
Radeon RX 460
55.66 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
1,862.86 frames/s
Radeon RX 460
964.37 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
3,355.14
Radeon RX 460
3,359.32

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Crysis 3

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