RX 480 with Core i5-3550 benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

At 1440p, RX 480 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 480 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. In terms of memory, the RX 480 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. This combination between RX 480 and Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between RX 480 and Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

AMD Radeon RX 480
Price $ 265 3/5 Good
Year 2016 5/5 Excellent
Series RX 480
Maximum Recorded Temperature C 5/5 Excellent
Max Fan Noise dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply 500W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i5-3550 @ 3.30GHz ($329.95)
CPU Impact on FPS -9 FPS 3/5 Good
CPU Impact on FPS % -10%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 53 FPS 3/5 Good
Average 1440p Performance 40 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 4K Performance 23 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 8 GB 5/5 Excellent
Overall Combination Score 68/100 Very Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
28 FPS
2018
56 FPS
2018
72 FPS
2018
49 FPS
2018
46 FPS
2017
40 FPS
2017
78 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
22 FPS
2018
39 FPS
2018
45 FPS
2018
54 FPS
2018
34 FPS
2018
30 FPS
2017
27 FPS
2017
67 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
15 FPS
2018
25 FPS
2018
26 FPS
2018
30 FPS
2018
21 FPS
2018
16 FPS
2017
21 FPS
2017
33 FPS

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RX 480 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberC940, D009-01
Length9.5 inches 241 mm
Outputs1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP150 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1266 MHz
GPU Clock1120 MHz
Memory Clock2000 MHz 8000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationArctic Islands (RX 400)
Launch Price229 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateJun 29th, 2016

Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model6
Vulkan1.1.82

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 4.0
Die Size244 mm²
GPU NameEllesmere
GPU VariantPolaris 10 XT (215-0876184)
Process Size14 nm
Transistors5,700 million

Memory

Bandwidth256.0 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units36
ROPs32
Shading Units2304
TMUs144

Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance5,834 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance5,834 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance364.6 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate40.51 GPixel/s
Texture Rate182.3 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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