AMD Radeon RX 470
vs
AMD Radeon RX 570

AMD Radeon RX 470
AMD Radeon RX 570
RX 470 RX 570 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 470 AMD Radeon RX 570
Price $ 199.0 $ 142.0 57 (29%)
Year 2016 2017 1 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 74C 1 (1%)
Max Fan Noise 49.4dB 38dB 11.4 (23%)
Recommended Power Supply 470W 470W 0 (0%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz ($334.99) Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 55.6 FPS 61.9 FPS 6.3 (11%)
Average 1440p Performance 40.7 FPS 45.0 FPS 4.3 (11%)
Average 4K Performance 24.7 FPS 26.3 FPS 1.6 (6%)
Memory 4 GB 4 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 3.2 $ 2.7 0.5 (16%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 4.4 $ 3.8 0.6 (14%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 7.3 $ 6.4 0.9 (12%)
Overall Combination Score 74/100 81/100 7 (9%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX 470 to RX 570 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 570 .

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AMD Radeon RX 470
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
69.0
80.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
26.0
27.2
2018 Final Fantasy XV
54.0
54.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
48.0
52.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
45.0
52.0
2018 Fallout 76
52.0
61.0
2018 Hitman 2
41.0
48.0
2018 Just Cause 4
42.1
47.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45.4
51.1
2018 Battlefield V
62.0
71.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
40.0
45.0
2017 Destiny 2
87.0
87.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
41.0
43.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
45.5
53.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
58.3
65.7
2017 For Honor
77.8
87.6
2017 Project CARS 2
55.1
62.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
66.7
75.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
41.7
44.4
2016 Hitman
73.8
79.1
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
63.1
67.5
2016 The Division
54.5
58.9
2016 Overwatch
70.7
81.2
2016 Dishonored 2
40.2
45.3
2015 DiRT Rally
86.1
91.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
47.7
50.3
2015 The Witcher 3
47.6
50.1
2015 Rocket League
226.8
255.5
2015 Need For Speed
62.9
70.8
2015 Project CARS
60.3
67.9
2013 Crysis 3
54.2
57.9
2013 Battlefield 4
63.5
67.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
155.5
175.2
2009 League of Legends
291.6
328.5

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AMD Radeon RX 470
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
47.0
50.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24.0
25.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
39.0
39.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
31.0
34.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
38.0
44.0
2018 Fallout 76
45.0
50.0
2018 Hitman 2
27.0
31.0
2018 Just Cause 4
31.1
35.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
31.8
35.8
2018 Battlefield V
43.0
51.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
28.0
31.0
2017 Destiny 2
74.0
74.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
31.0
33.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29.4
34.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
42.1
47.4
2017 For Honor
45.4
51.1
2017 Project CARS 2
38.9
43.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
60.3
67.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
39.0
41.1
2016 Hitman
53.1
57.7
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
43.1
45.5
2016 The Division
40.0
43.1
2016 Overwatch
49.0
56.0
2016 Dishonored 2
34.3
38.7
2015 DiRT Rally
59.9
63.6
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
32.6
35.0
2015 The Witcher 3
35.3
38.0
2015 Rocket League
97.2
109.5
2015 Need For Speed
48.6
54.7
2015 Project CARS
46.0
51.8
2013 Crysis 3
32.9
34.7
2013 Battlefield 4
41.2
43.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
129.6
146.0
2009 League of Legends
162.0
182.5

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AMD Radeon RX 470
AMD Radeon RX 570
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
28.0
28.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
17.0
17.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
23.0
23.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
17.0
18.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25.0
29.0
2018 Fallout 76
25.0
28.0
2018 Hitman 2
16.0
18.0
2018 Just Cause 4
16.2
18.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15.2
17.2
2018 Battlefield V
25.0
25.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
13.0
15.0
2017 Destiny 2
37.0
37.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
18.0
19.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
16.1
18.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
29.2
32.9
2017 For Honor
22.7
25.6
2017 Project CARS 2
32.4
36.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
50.5
56.9
2016 Overwatch
25.2
28.7
2016 Dishonored 2
27.2
30.7
2015 Rocket League
45.4
51.1
2015 Need For Speed
32.4
36.5
2015 Project CARS
32.4
36.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
116.6
131.4
2009 League of Legends
64.8
73.0

AMD Radeon RX 470 / Core i7-6700K @ 4.00GHz

For the most part, the RX 470 is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. It appears that the RX 470 is a more capable mid-range card that can play AAA titles at 1080p with 60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 470 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 470 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon RX 570 / Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz

At 1440p, RX 570 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It appears that the RX 570 is a more capable mid-range card that can play AAA titles at 1080p with 60 frames per second. It is clear that the RX 570 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 570 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 570 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

RX 470 vs RX 570 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 470 RX 570
Board NumberC940, D000-03, D009-07C940, D000
Length9.5 inches 241 mm9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W120 W

Clock Speeds

RX 470 RX 570
Boost Clock1206 MHz1244 MHz
GPU Clock926 MHz1168 MHz
Memory Clock1650 MHz 6600 MHz effective1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 470 RX 570
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationArctic Islands (RX 400)Polaris (RX 500)
Launch Price179 USD169 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateAug 4th, 2016Apr 18th, 2017

Graphics Features

RX 470 RX 570
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 470 RX 570
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 4.0
Die Size244 mm²244 mm²
GPU NameEllesmerePolaris 20
GPU VariantPolaris 10 PRO (215-0876204)Polaris 20 XL (215-0910052)
Process Size14 nm14 nm
Transistors5,700 million5,700 million

Memory

RX 470 RX 570
Bandwidth211.2 GB/s224.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit256 bit
Memory Size4096 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 470 RX 570
Compute Units3232
ROPs3232
Shading Units20482048
TMUs128128

Theoretical Performance

RX 470 RX 570
FP16 (half) performance4,940 GFLOPS (1:1)5,095 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance4,940 GFLOPS5,095 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance308.7 GFLOPS (1:16)318.5 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate38.59 GPixel/s39.81 GPixel/s
Texture Rate154.4 GTexel/s159.2 GTexel/s

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walruschokehold 3 weeks ago
What should i do?
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giantenvoy 3 weeks ago


RX 570 4GB when overclocked is similar to RX 480 8GB (reference) go for 570 and it gives solid 10% boost out of the box than reference RX 470.
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yoisydiesel 3 months ago
Hello everyone,
I'm looking to help my friend get an affordable gpu upgrade for him by selling him my R9 380 4gb Sapphire Nitro edition for 0-0 USD. He basically has to keep his costs under 0 and is really happy with me offering him my current gpu.

As a replacement I'm looking to the new Rx 500 series cards or possibly it's close performing predecessor the Rx 400 series. I'm interested in the Rx 470 and 570 mostly. Particularly with how cheap they can become. I figure I can keep my costs down in my upgrade if I go with these cards.

I know the Rx 480 is a great performer, but I want to know if I should consider a 470/570 if I can snag one for a good price. Currently I'm seeing the 570 about USD cheaper than the 580 and the story is mostly the same for the 400 series variants.

I'm wondering if the Rx 470/570 are worth considering as a potentially better price to performance card, or if the Rx 480/580 are just superior in both performance and price to performance.
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colagyr 2 months ago
Sorry. I don't know why I thought you had a 390 instead of a 380. In that case it will be a more noticeable upgrade. I personally would go with a 480 or 580. The 580 is obviously the best card out of the ones you mentioned but it's going to be tough to find it at a good price until stock catches up with demand.
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molecularsuffering 4 months ago
Hi everyone, I'm planning to put together this computer and I'd like to know which video card I should get between rx570 4G from msi or rx 470 4G from either asus or Sapphire technology nitro. I'm buying from Amazon Italy and the 570 costs 50 euros more (which is something like 54 dollars) and I have no idea what's the difference between the two cards or if it's worth spending that much more for the 570.

The computer configuration is as follows :
CPU: ryzen 1600
MOBO : Asus b350 plus
Ram: corsair vengeance lpx 2x8 GB 3200mhz CL16
Storage : Crucial ssd mx300 525 GB
Psu: Corsair CX550M semi-modular
Case : Corsair carbide 100R Silent Edition (mid tower atx)

And I need your help for the video card..

Use of the computer will be mostly music production but I'd like to be able to play some titles in FHD as I have a monitor Samsung S27C350H 1920x1080 27", especially stuff like flight simulators or world of Warcraft

With the rx570 I would be spending a little bit too much but if it's worth it (meaning that the 470 can't give me what I need) I could spend that extra money.. Or if you have any other advice for a video card that would fit my requirements that I could get from Amazon Italy let me know

Thanks a lot, hope you guys can help me out
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servicesdicing 4 months ago
The RX 570 is just an overclocked RX 470. I don't think it's worth the 50 more.
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