AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile
Radeon RX 470 Mobile
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  • Interface MXM-B (3.0)
  • Core clock speed 926
  • Max video memory 8 GB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 7000
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2016
Performance 23.43

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 470 Mobile sales 4 August 2016 at a recommended price of $549.99. This is Polaris 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. Power consumption is at 120 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

23.43%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX 470 Mobile's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating217
Value for money43.67
ArchitecturePolaris (2016−2019)
GPU code namePolaris 10 Pro
Market segmentLaptop
Release date4 August 2016 (5 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$549.99
Price now$148 (0.3x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon RX 470 Mobile's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base 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 / CUDA cores2048of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed926 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Boost clock speed1206 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors5,700 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology14 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)120 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate137.5of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance4,399 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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 sizelarge
InterfaceMXM-B (3.0)

Memory

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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed7000 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth224.0 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 470 Mobile. 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 ConnectorsNo outputs

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+

API support

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

DirectX12 (12_0)
Shader Model6.4
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL2.0
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

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


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

RX 470 Mobile 23.43
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 470 Mobile 8961

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

RX 470 Mobile 10715

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX 470 Mobile is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 21−24
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 21−24
Battlefield 5 21−24
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 21−24
Far Cry 5 21−24
Far Cry New Dawn 21−24
Forza Horizon 4 21−24
Hitman 3 21−24
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Red Dead Redemption 2 21−24
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 21−24
Watch Dogs: Legion 21−24

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 21−24
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 21−24
Battlefield 5 21−24
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 21−24
Far Cry 5 21−24
Far Cry New Dawn 21−24
Forza Horizon 4 21−24
Hitman 3 21−24
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Metro Exodus 21−24
Red Dead Redemption 2 21−24
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 21−24
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 21−24
Watch Dogs: Legion 21−24

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 21−24
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 21−24
Battlefield 5 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 21−24
Far Cry 5 21−24
Far Cry New Dawn 21−24
Forza Horizon 4 21−24
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 21−24
Watch Dogs: Legion 21−24

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21−24
Hitman 3 21−24
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Metro Exodus 21−24
Red Dead Redemption 2 21−24
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 21−24
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 21−24

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 21−24
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 21−24
Battlefield 5 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 21−24
Far Cry 5 21−24
Far Cry New Dawn 21−24
Forza Horizon 4 21−24
Watch Dogs: Legion 21−24

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21−24
Hitman 3 21−24
Horizon Zero Dawn 21−24
Metro Exodus 21−24
Red Dead Redemption 2 21−24
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 21−24
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 21−24

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 21−24
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 21−24
Battlefield 5 21−24
Cyberpunk 2077 21−24
Far Cry 5 21−24
Far Cry New Dawn 21−24
Forza Horizon 4 21−24
Watch Dogs: Legion 21−24

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 470 Mobile performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

The nearest Radeon RX 470 Mobile's NVIDIA equivalent is GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q, which is faster by 1% and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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