GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 480 vs R9 Nano among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


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


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

AMD Radeon RX 480 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 480  based on its noise and power.

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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 1,000 MHz 8x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Much higher memory clock speed 2,000 MHz vs 500 MHz 4x higher memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,120 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Lower TDP 150W vs 175W Around 15% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon R9 Nano

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AMD Radeon R9 Nano

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Much wider memory bus 4,096 bit vs 256 bit 16x wider memory bus
Significantly better floating-point performance 8,192 GFLOPS vs 5,834 GFLOPS More than 40% better floating-point performance
Significantly higher texture rate 256 GTexel/s vs 182.3 GTexel/s More than 40% higher texture rate
Many more shading units 4,096 vs 2,304 1792 more shading units
Many more texture mapping units 256 vs 144 112 more texture mapping units
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Higher pixel rate 64 GPixel/s vs 40.5 GPixel/s Around 60% higher pixel rate
Many more compute units 64 vs 36 28 more compute units
Higher battlefield 4 framerate 100 vs 82 More than 20% higher battlefield 4 framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 480 vs R9 Nano

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

Crysis 3

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