GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 560 vs RX 480 among all 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

Noise and Power

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

7.6

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 480 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 480  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Front view of Radeon RX 480

AMD Radeon RX 480

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 560

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 560

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Lower TDP 75W vs 150W 2x lower TDP
Front view of Radeon RX 480

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AMD Radeon RX 480

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Better PassMark score 8,095 vs 4,703 More than 70% better PassMark score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 256 GB/s vs 112 GB/s More than 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Better floating-point performance 5,834 GFLOPS vs 2,611 GFLOPS Around 2.2x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 182.3 GTexel/s vs 81.6 GTexel/s Around 2.2x higher texture rate
Higher effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz vs 7,000 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more shading units 2,304 vs 1,024 1280 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 144 vs 64 80 more texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 40.5 GPixel/s vs 20.4 GPixel/s Around 2x higher pixel rate
More compute units 36 vs 16 20 more compute units
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better PassMark direct compute score 4,411 vs 2,532 Around 75% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 2,000 MHz vs 1,750 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 560 vs 480

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 560
3,355.74
Radeon RX 480
3,357.02

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 560
3,547.74
Radeon RX 480
3,715.27

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

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