AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile vs RX 480 Mobile

AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile
AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
69.33
 
65.84
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
GCN 4.0
Code name
Polaris 20
 
Ellesmere
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
18 April 2017
 
4 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$301.69
 
$450
Price now
$170
 
$179

Technical specs

Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile'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 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2304
 
2304
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1077 MHz
 
1077 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
5,700 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
100 Watt
Texture fill rate
155.1 GTexel / s
 
155.1 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
4,963 gflops
 
4,963 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile 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)
 
MXM-B (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 580 Mobile and 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
8000 MHz
 
8000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
256.0 GB / s
 
256.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 580 Mobile 37.90
RX 480 Mobile 37.90

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 580 Mobile 9754 +139.7%
RX 480 Mobile 4070

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 580 Mobile and Radeon RX 480 Mobile are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile

Somewhat newer (18 April 2017 vs 4 August 2016)
Cheaper ($301.69 vs $450)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile over AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile.

So, RX 580 Mobile or RX 480 Mobile?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 580 Mobile and AMD Radeon RX 480 Mobile. The differences in performance seem too small.
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