AMD Radeon RX 560 Mobile: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon RX 560 Mobile
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  • Interface MXM-B (3.0)
  • Core clock speed 1175
  • Max video memory 4096 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 6000
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2017
Performance 15.08
Graphics card Technical data and tests
AMD Radeon RX 560 Mobile
AMD Radeon RX 560 Mobile AMD Radeon RX 560 Mobile

Summary

AMD started Radeon RX 560 Mobile sales 5 January 2017 at a recommended price of $99.99. This is Polaris architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 6 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 96 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 55 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

15.08%

percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon RX 560 Mobile's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating282
Value for money7.46
ArchitecturePolaris
GPU code namePolaris 11
Market segmentLaptop
Release date5 January 2017 (4 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$99.99
Price now$468 (4.7x MSRP)of 11999 (Tesla V100 FHHL)
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Technical specs

Radeon RX 560 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 560 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1024of 14080 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Core clock speed1175 MHzof 2233 (Playstation 5 GPU)
Boost clock speed1275 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors3,000 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology14 nmof 5 (Apple M1 GPU)
Thermal design power (TDP)55 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate58.97of 779.2 (Radeon RX 6900 XTX)
Floating-point performance2,462 gflopsof 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 560 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 560 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 amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed6000 MHzof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth96 GB/sof 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 560 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 560 Mobile. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

FreeSync+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 560 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 560 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 560 Mobile 15.08
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

RX 560 Mobile 36528
RX 560 Mobile 4899

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 560 Mobile 5738

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

RX 560 Mobile 8329

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon RX 560 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.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

1080p44
4K36

1920x1080
Medium Preset

Far Cry 5 35

1920x1080
High Preset

Far Cry 5 30
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 35

1920x1080
Ultra Preset

Far Cry 5 27
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 20

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon RX 560 Mobile performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon RX 560 Mobile from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 965M, which is nearly equal in speed and is lower by 1 position in our rating.

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User rating

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