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 24.24 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon RX 460's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
42.33
 
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 4762.99 (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
 
of 12
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
 
Width
2-slot
 
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 11408 (TITAN Xp)
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
 

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
24.68
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
307888.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
34892.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
5166.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
5701.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
8597.00
 
 
Passmark
4337
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
5620
 
 

Mining hashrate

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
0.69
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
99.03
At recommended settings
92.9
New games support
69
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
84.00
 
medium / 1080p
40.00
 
high / 1080p
37.00
 
ultra / 1080p
34.00
 
4k / 2160p
11.00
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
313.00
 
medium / 1080p
116.00
 
high / 1080p
39.10
 
ultra / 1080p
31.00
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
62.00
 
medium / 1080p
37.00
 
high / 1080p
32.00
 
ultra / 1080p
27.00
 
4k / 2160p
8.00
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
82.00
 
medium / 1080p
37.50
 
high / 1080p
34.00
 
ultra / 1080p
17.50
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
108.00
 
medium / 1080p
47.90
 
high / 1080p
29.30
 
ultra / 1080p
26.30
 
4k / 2160p
11.00
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
106.00
 
medium / 1080p
35.80
 
high / 1080p
27.50
 
ultra / 1080p
19.60
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
222.00
 
medium / 1080p
92.00
 
high / 1080p
56.50
 
ultra / 1080p
25.90
 
4k / 2160p
14.60
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
high / 1080p
42.00
 
ultra / 1080p
33.30
 
4k / 2160p
3.90
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
161.00
 
medium / 768p
107.00
 
high / 1080p
51.00
 
ultra / 1080p
46.60
 
4k / 2160p
18.80
 
Civilization VI (2016)
high / 1080p
48.20
 
ultra / 1080p
36.10
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
80.00
 
medium / 768p
58.90
 
high / 1080p
30.30
 
ultra / 1080p
14.40
 
4k / 2160p
9.10
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
50.50
 
high / 1080p
32.50
 
ultra / 1080p
31.40
 
4k / 2160p
13.80
 
Doom (2016)
high / 1080p
47.00
 
ultra / 1080p
43.40
 
4k / 2160p
14.70
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
106.00
 
medium / 1080p
48.00
 
high / 1080p
43.00
 
ultra / 1080p
29.00
 
4k / 2160p
13.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
high / 1080p
94.00
 
ultra / 1080p
46.30
 
4k / 2160p
26.50
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
69.00
 
high / 1080p
36.60
 
ultra / 1080p
27.90
 
4k / 2160p
12.90
 
The Division (2016)
medium / 768p
78.00
 
high / 1080p
36.50
 
ultra / 1080p
27.90
 
4k / 2160p
12.80
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
ultra / 1080p
47.30
 
4k / 2160p
14.60
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
medium / 768p
71.40
 
high / 1080p
33.10
 
ultra / 1080p
19.20
 
4k / 2160p
10.60
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
104.00
 
medium / 1080p
39.10
 
high / 1080p
26.40
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
ultra / 1080p
32.30
 
4k / 2160p
13.30
 
GTA V (2015)
high / 1080p
50.20
 
ultra / 1080p
20.70
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
236.00
 
medium / 768p
151.00
 
high / 1080p
79.00
 
ultra / 1080p
64.60
 
4k / 2160p
22.90
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
high / 1080p
37.00
 
ultra / 1080p
23.00
 
4k / 2160p
12.00
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
38.60
 
4k / 2160p
19.20
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
ultra / 1080p
25.30
 

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 570, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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