AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
60.94
 
n/d
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Kepler
Code name
Ellesmere
 
N14E-GTX
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
4 August 2016
 
30 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$450
 
n/d
Price now
$220
 
n/d

Technical specs

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI'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 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
3072
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
823 MHz
Boost Clock
1077 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
7080 Million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
200 Watt
Texture fill rate
155.1 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
4,963 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI 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
 
large
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
2x 4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
5000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
256.0 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
11
OpenGL
4.5
 
n/d

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 480 Mobile 4070
GTX 780M SLI 8009 +96.8%

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dota 2 on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
100
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
96
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Counter-Strike: GO on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
263
high / 768p
n/d
 
262
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
257
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Crysis 3

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Crysis 3 official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Crysis 3 on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
96
high / 768p
n/d
 
78
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
47

Tomb Raider

2013

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Tomb Raider official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Tomb Raider on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
365
high / 768p
n/d
 
273
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
130

Dishonored

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to Dishonored official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Dishonored on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.

medium / 768p
n/d
 
130
high / 768p
n/d
 
130
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
130

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

2011

Official system requirements

Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI performance compared to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim official system requirements.

RX 480 Mobile
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
GTX 780M SLI
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Radeon RX 480 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.

high / 768p
n/d
 
102
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
87

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile

Much newer (4 August 2016 vs 30 May 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (100 vs 200 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

More pipelines (3072 vs 2304)

So, RX 480 Mobile or GTX 780M SLI?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI. We've got no test results to judge.
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