AMD announced Radeon RX 480 couple of weeks ago, a high-end graphics card from the new 400 line-up based on the new Polaris 10 architecture with some of the officially revealed details related to the specs and price which are mentioned below.
AMD Radeon RX 480 Gaming Benchmarks Leaked
Priced at $199, the Radeon RX 480, which uses silicon Polaris 10 (Ellesmere) manufactured at 14nm FinFET where they hide 2304 Stream Processors (at an unknown speed) that can be selected with 4 or 8 GB of memory GDDR5 maintaining a demure TDP of 150W, which is it will be powered through a single PCI-Express 6 – pin connector. The memory on the Radeon RX 480 graphics card is clocked at 8 GB/s which gives us a total of 256 GB/s bandwidth on the graphics board along a 256-bit wide bus interface. In terms of performance, it would stay near the GeForce GTX 980, although its performance will be even better under DirectX 12 titles.
Just a few moments ago, a GPU-Z picture showing full specifications of the new RX 480 along with some gameplay benchmarks footages of famous games such as DOOM, GTA V, The Witcher 3, CS:GO and Overwatch have been leaked.
Beginning with the picture of full specs, the new RX 480 features 8 GB of GDDR5 memory by Samsung with 256 GB/s of memory bandwidth, 32 ROPs and 144 TMUs. As compared to AMD’s previous Tahiti based graphics cards, the texture mapping units (TMUs) has been increased and as per the leak, the GPU is running at clock speed of 1266 MHz.
While on the other hand, gameplay FPS test footages showing benchmarks of the new AMD RX 480 running five of the above mentioned games at full HD 1080p with Ultra settings, which indicates that the GPU performs really close to the R9 Fury and GeForce GTX 980.
The leaked gameplay videos can be seen below;
The new Radeon RX 480 is available for Pre-order from retailers such as Newegg and AMD plans to launch the reference RX 480 on June 29th with 4GB variant costing $199 while the 8GB variant costing from $229. Stay tuned for more!