AMD Radeon RX 560: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon RX 560


AMD started Radeon RX 560 sales 18 April 2017 at a recommended price of 99 USD. This is GCN 4.0 architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 7 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 112.0 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 170 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 27.94 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon RX 560's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Perfomance to price
GCN 4.0
Code name
Polaris 21
Release date
18 April 2017
Launch price (MSRP)
99 USD
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
159.99 USD
of 4576.59 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Radeon RX 560'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 560's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
1175 MHz
Boost Clock
1275 MHz
Transistor count
3,000 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
of 20896 (Tesla M10)
Floating-point performance
2,611 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 560's 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).
PCIe 3.0 x8
170 mm
Supplementary power connectors

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 560: 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
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
128 Bit
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
112.0 GB/s
of 11404 (GRID K1)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 560.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 560. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon RX 560 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
Games benchmarked by
Far Cry Primal (2016)
high / 1080p
GTA V (2015)
high / 1080p
The Witcher 3 (2015)
high / 1080p

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 560 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 560 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 950, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

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