AMD Radeon R7 M460: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R7 M460

Summary

AMD started Radeon R7 M460 sales 15 May 2016. This is GCN 1.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 14.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.29 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R7 M460's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Meso
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
15 May 2016
 

Technical specs

Radeon R7 M460's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 M460's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1100 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1125 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Texture fill rate
27.00
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
864.0 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 M460's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 M460: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 M460.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 M460, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 M460. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
6.18
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
105142.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
6081.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1054.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1177.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2139.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
5304.00
 
 
Passmark
1058
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R7 M460 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.16
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
30.00
 
medium / 768p
20.60
 
high / 1080p
10.10
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
14.50
 
medium / 768p
10.60
 
high / 1080p
5.40
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
23.30
 
medium / 768p
13.30
 
high / 1080p
7.90
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
22.00
 
medium / 1080p
10.00
 
high / 1080p
8.00
 
ultra / 1080p
7.00
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
19.50
 
medium / 768p
12.20
 
high / 1080p
6.80
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
29.90
 
medium / 768p
16.30
 
high / 1080p
7.20
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
40.80
 
medium / 768p
30.60
 
high / 1080p
12.50
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
22.50
 
medium / 1080p
7.80
 
high / 1080p
5.20
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
27.00
 
medium / 768p
15.80
 
high / 1080p
8.20
 
ultra / 1080p
6.50
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
50.50
 
medium / 768p
45.20
 
high / 1080p
10.70
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
32.10
 
medium / 768p
25.20
 
high / 1080p
11.90
 
ultra / 1080p
10.10
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
51.90
 
medium / 768p
31.80
 
high / 1080p
13.10
 
ultra / 1080p
10.60
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
20.70
 
medium / 768p
13.40
 
high / 1080p
6.70
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
137.50
 
medium / 768p
49.90
 
high / 1080p
21.70
 
ultra / 1080p
18.60
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
59.40
 
medium / 768p
38.00
 
high / 768p
23.90
 
ultra / 1080p
7.80
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
29.90
 
medium / 768p
18.30
 
high / 768p
13.70
 
ultra / 1080p
5.20
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
80.00
 
medium / 768p
39.90
 
high / 768p
30.00
 
ultra / 1080p
14.70
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
92.20
 
medium / 768p
60.50
 
high / 768p
50.70
 
ultra / 1080p
29.90
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R7 M460 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 M460 from NVIDIA is GeForce 930M, which is slower by 5% and lower by 15 positions in our rating.

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