AMD Radeon RX 460 vs RX Vega 11

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
1.49
 
0.51
Architecture
Polaris
 
Vega
Code name
Polaris 11 / Baffin XT
 
Vega Raven Ridge
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
8 August 2016
 
26 October 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
$86
 
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Price now
$392
 
$599

Technical specs

Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11'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 and Radeon RX Vega 11's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
896
 
704
Core clock speed
1090 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
1240 MHz
Transistor count
3,000 million
 
4,940 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
67.20
 
61.60
Floating-point performance
2,150 gflops
 
1,760 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11 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
 
IGP
Length
170 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11: 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
 
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
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Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
112.0 GB/s
 
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Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
No outputs
HDMI
+
 
-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 460 15.97 +91.7%
RX Vega 11 8.33

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 460 307888 +95.6%
RX Vega 11 157382

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 460 34892 +67.4%
RX Vega 11 20848

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 460 5166 +70%
RX Vega 11 3039

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 460 5701 +63.2%
RX Vega 11 3494

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 460 8597 +56.8%
RX Vega 11 5483

Passmark

RX 460 4094 +91.7%
RX Vega 11 2136

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
240 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 460

91.7% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Cheaper ($392.00 USD vs $599.00 USD)
More pipelines (896 vs 704)
AMD FreeSync

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 11

Much newer (26 October 2017 vs 8 August 2016)
Less power hungry (15 vs 75 watts)

So, RX 460 or RX Vega 11?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 460.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 460 and Radeon RX Vega 11, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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