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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 480

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 480

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz vs 400 MHz 20x higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher clock speed 1,120 MHz vs 250 MHz Around 4.5x higher clock speed
Much higher memory bandwidth 256 GB/s vs 3.2 GB/s 80x higher memory bandwidth
Much more memory 8,192 MB vs 64 MB 128x more memory
Much higher texture rate 182.3 GTexel/s vs 1 GTexel/s More than 182.2x higher texture rate
Much higher memory clock speed 2,000 MHz vs 200 MHz 10x higher memory clock speed
Many more texture mapping units 144 vs 4 140 more texture mapping units
Significantly higher pixel rate 40.5 GPixel/s vs 1 GPixel/s 40.5x higher pixel rate
Significantly more render output processors 32 vs 4 28 more render output processors
Significantly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile

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Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile vs the AMD Radeon RX 480.

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 480  vs GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile 

effective memory clock speed Frequency at which memory can be read from and written to

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon RX 480
40.5 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon RX 480
182.3 GTexel/s

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon RX 480  vs
GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Ellesmere NV34
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 1,120 MHz 250 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Texture mapping units 144 4
Render output processors 32 4
Pixel rate 40.5 GPixel/s 1 GPixel/s
Texture rate 182.3 GTexel/s 1 GTexel/s


Radeon RX 480  vs
GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile 
Memory clock speed 2,000 MHz 200 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz 400 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 64 bit
Memory 8,192 MB 64 MB
Memory bandwidth 256 GB/s 3.2 GB/s


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