AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon RX 480 Mobile sales 1 August 2016 at a recommended price of $450. This is Polaris architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 8 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 256.0 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 100 Watt.
It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 12.33 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.
Of Radeon RX 480 Mobile's architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX 480 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 480 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX 480 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.
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 480 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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 480 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.
APIs supported by Radeon RX 480 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon RX 480 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
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.
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Let's see how good Radeon RX 480 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.
This video card matches 86% minimum and 73% recommended requirements of all games known to us.
Overall Radeon RX 480 Mobile performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 480 Mobile from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 470M SLI, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.
Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon RX 480 Mobile: