AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)

AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)

The AMD Radeon RX 480M (formerly known as R9 M480) is a mobile high end graphics cards. It is based on the new Polaris architecture (Polaris 11 chip) and manufactured in 14nm FinFET. Compared to the faster RX 490M, the M480 should be a slightly stripped down version based on the same chip. Up to now AMD only published benchmarks at the TDP of 35 Watt with 16 CUs. With these scores the card is slightly faster than a Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M. AMD only compared the performance to the old Radeon R9 M280X (14 CUs) with a TDP of 82 Watt, which is clearly slower. 

This performance level means that modern games like Overwatch, Doom or Mirrors Edge Catalyst should be playble in high details and full HD resolution. See the pages for the GTX 960M or 965M to see more gaming benchmarks for this performance level.

Due to the relative low TDP of 35 Watt, the RX480M can be used in "smaller" gaming laptops. E.g. 13-15-inch could with a slim form factor.


Radeon RX 400M Series
Radeon RX 490M
Radeon RX 480 (Laptop) 1024
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop) 896 @ 1180 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon Pro 460 1024 @ 900 MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon Pro 455 768 @ 855 MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon Pro 450 640 @ 800 MHz128 Bit @ 5080 MHz
Pipelines1024 - unified
Memory TypeGDDR5
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12
technology14 nm
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement01.08.2016
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.


- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

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Class 1
Class 2
Quadro M2200 *
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
Quadro M620 *
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Quadro M520 *
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 430
Class 4
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Mali-T880 MP2
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Mali-T830 MP2
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-06-15)