AMD Radeon RX 560
vs
AMD Radeon R9 380

RX 560 R9 380 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 560 AMD Radeon R9 380
Price $ 104 $ 299 195 (97%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 62C 70C 8 (12%)
Max Fan Noise 42dB 52dB 9.9 (21%)
Recommended Power Supply 425W 540W 115 (24%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 35 FPS 44 FPS 9.9 (25%)
Average 1440p Performance 24 FPS 32 FPS 7.7 (28%)
Average 4K Performance 14 FPS 17 FPS 3 (20%)
Memory 4 GB 2 GB 2 (67%)
Overall Combination Score 66/100 59/100 7 (11%)

Our Verdict: The R9 380 is faster by 32% for 1440p gaming. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 560 .

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AMD Radeon RX 560
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Fallout 76
32
43
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29
38
2018 Hitman 2
25
34
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
38
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
32
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
24
32
2016 Hitman
43
51
2016 Overwatch
46
59
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
37
46
2016 The Division
32
39
2015 DiRT Rally
50
66
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
27
37
2015 The Witcher 3
28
36
2013 Battlefield 4
37
49
2013 Crysis 3
31
40

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AMD Radeon RX 560
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25
32
2018 Hitman 2
16
22
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
19
25
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
18
24
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
23
29
2016 Hitman
31
39
2016 Overwatch
32
41
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
26
32
2016 The Division
23
29
2015 DiRT Rally
35
46
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
19
27
2015 The Witcher 3
20
27
2013 Battlefield 4
24
32
2013 Crysis 3
19
26

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AMD Radeon RX 560
AMD Radeon R9 380
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16
21
2018 Hitman 2
10
13
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
11
13
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
10
14
2016 Overwatch
16
21

AMD Radeon RX 560 / Core i7-7700K

The RX 560 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 560 against the competition in budget graphics cards. The RX 560 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With regards to max load temperature, the RX 560 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 560 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon R9 380 / Core i7-4790K

With current 2048 MB RAM, the R9 380 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R9 380 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

RX 560 vs R9 380 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 560 R9 380
Board NumberC994C766
Length6.7 inches 170 mm8.7 inches 221 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP75 W190 W

Clock Speeds

RX 560 R9 380
GPU Clock1175 MHz970 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1375 MHz 5500 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 560 R9 380
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price99 USD199 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Jun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 560 R9 380
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 560 R9 380
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 3.0
Die Size123 mm²366 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 21Antigua
GPU VariantPolaris 21 XT (215-0908004)Antigua PRO (215-0877000)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors3,000 million5,000 million

Memory

RX 560 R9 380
Bandwidth112.0 GB/s176.0 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit256 bit
Memory Size4096 MB2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 560 R9 380
Compute Units1628
ROPs1632
Shading Units10241792
TMUs64112

Theoretical Performance

RX 560 R9 380
FP16 (half) performance2,611 GFLOPS (1:1)3,476 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance2,611 GFLOPS3,476 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance163.2 GFLOPS (1:16)217.3 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate20.40 GPixel/s31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate81.60 GTexel/s108.6 GTexel/s