AMD Radeon RX 460: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 460

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 460 sales 8 August 2016 at a recommended price of $86. This is Polaris architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 112.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 170 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 22.56 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX 460's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
53.45
 
Architecture
Polaris
 
Code name
Baffin
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
8 August 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$86
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$169.50
 
of 4095.95 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Radeon RX 460's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon RX 460's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
896
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1090 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
Transistor count
3,000 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
67.20
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
2,150 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 460's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Length
170 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 460: 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
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
112.0 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 460.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 460. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
HDMI 2.0
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 460, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 460. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
22.37
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
307888
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
34892
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
5166
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
5701
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
8597
 
Passmark
4340
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
5620
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 460. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
240 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon RX 460 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
0.64
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
84
 
medium / 1080p
40
 
high / 1080p
37
 
ultra / 1080p
34
 
4k / 2160p
11
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
313
 
medium / 1080p
116
 
high / 1080p
39
 
ultra / 1080p
31
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
62
 
medium / 1080p
37
 
high / 1080p
32
 
ultra / 1080p
27
 
4k / 2160p
8
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
82
 
medium / 1080p
38
 
high / 1080p
34
 
ultra / 1080p
18
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
108
 
medium / 1080p
48
 
high / 1080p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
26
 
4k / 2160p
11
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
106
 
medium / 1080p
36
 
high / 1080p
28
 
ultra / 1080p
20
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
222
 
medium / 1080p
92
 
high / 1080p
57
 
ultra / 1080p
26
 
4k / 2160p
15
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
high / 1080p
42
 
ultra / 1080p
33
 
4k / 2160p
4
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
161
 
medium / 768p
107
 
high / 1080p
51
 
ultra / 1080p
47
 
4k / 2160p
19
 
Civilization VI (2016)
high / 1080p
48
 
ultra / 1080p
36
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
80
 
medium / 768p
59
 
high / 1080p
30
 
ultra / 1080p
14
 
4k / 2160p
9
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
51
 
high / 1080p
33
 
ultra / 1080p
31
 
4k / 2160p
14
 
Doom (2016)
high / 1080p
47
 
ultra / 1080p
43
 
4k / 2160p
15
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
106
 
medium / 1080p
48
 
high / 1080p
43
 
ultra / 1080p
29
 
4k / 2160p
13
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
high / 1080p
40
 
ultra / 1080p
34
 
4k / 2160p
12
 
Overwatch (2016)
high / 1080p
94
 
ultra / 1080p
46
 
4k / 2160p
27
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
69
 
high / 1080p
37
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 
4k / 2160p
13
 
The Division (2016)
medium / 768p
78
 
high / 1080p
37
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 
4k / 2160p
13
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
ultra / 1080p
47
 
4k / 2160p
15
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
71
 
high / 1080p
33
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 
4k / 2160p
11
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
104
 
medium / 1080p
39
 
high / 1080p
26
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
ultra / 1080p
32
 
4k / 2160p
13
 
GTA V (2015)
high / 1080p
50
 
ultra / 1080p
21
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
236
 
medium / 768p
151
 
high / 1080p
79
 
ultra / 1080p
65
 
4k / 2160p
23
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
37
 
ultra / 1080p
23
 
4k / 2160p
12
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
39
 
4k / 2160p
19
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
25
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 460 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 460 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 760, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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