AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 470 Mobile sales 4 August 2016 at a recommended price of 549.99 USD. This is GCN 4.0 architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 224.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 85 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 44.21 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon RX 470 Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
20.62
 
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Code name
Ellesmere
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
4 August 2016
 
Launch price (MSRP)
549.99 USD
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
649.99 USD
 
of 4576.59 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Radeon RX 470 Mobile'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 470 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
926 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1074 MHz
 
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
85 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
137.5
 
of 20896 (Tesla M10)
Floating-point performance
4,399 gflops
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 470 Mobile'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.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 470 Mobile: 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
8 GB
 
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
224.0 GB/s
 
of 11404 (GRID K1)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 470 Mobile. 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 2.0b
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 470 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 470 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
44.21
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon RX 470 Mobile 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
39.38
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 470 Mobile performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 470 Mobile from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile, which is slower by 3% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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