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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 580 XTR

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 580 XTR

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Higher clock speed 1,257 MHz vs 1,120 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Front view of Radeon RX 480

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AMD Radeon RX 480

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Lower TDP 150W vs 185W Around 20% lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 580 XTR  vs 480 

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

Radeon RX 480
256 GB/s

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

Radeon RX 580 XTR
42.88 GPixel/s
Radeon RX 480
40.5 GPixel/s

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

Radeon RX 580 XTR
193 GTexel/s
Radeon RX 480
182.3 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 580 XTR
6,175 GFLOPS
Radeon RX 480
5,834 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

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

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon RX 580 XTR  vs
GPU name Polaris 20 Ellesmere
Clock speed 1,257 MHz 1,120 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,340 MHz 1,266 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 2,304 2,304
Texture mapping units 144 144
Render output processors 32 32
Compute units 36 36
Pixel rate 42.88 GPixel/s 40.5 GPixel/s
Texture rate 193 GTexel/s 182.3 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 6,175 GFLOPS 5,834 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 580 XTR  vs
Memory clock speed 2,000 MHz 2,000 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 8,000 MHz 8,000 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 8,192 MB 8,192 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 256 GB/s 256 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 185W 150W


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