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AMD Radeon Pro 460

The AMD Radeon Pro 460 is mobile graphics card for laptops that can be ordered as an option for the Apple MacBook Pro 15 Late 2016. It is based on the small Polaris 11 chip which is manufactured in 14 nm FinFET at Globalfoundries. Compared to the similar Radeon RX 460 (see for benchmarks), the Pro 460 offers all 1024 shaders of the Polaris 11 chip but most likely at a reduced clock speed. AMD states a peak performance of 1.86 TFLOPS, compared to the 2.2 of the RX 460 (desktop). Apple presented the Pro 460 as 130 % faster than the previous Radeon R9 M370X in the 2015 MacBook Pro 15 regarding graphics performance.

The performance should be therefore a bit slower than the Radeon RX 460, which is similar to the GTX 965M. It is the only card in the MacBook Pro 15 line-up that features more than 2 GB VRAM (Radeon Pro 450 and 455). Furthermore, Apple and AMD don't provide driver updates for Windows using Bootcamp. The only option is to use modified drivers from BootcampDrivers.com.

The features of the Radeon Pro 460 are identical to the faster RX 460 and all other Polaris chips. See more details on the Polaris architecture here. Therefore, the Pro 460 should support DisplayPort 1.2 (although Polaris supports up to 1.4 ready) and HDMI 2.0 (via USB-C adapter) as well as H.265 video de- and encoding (support in macOS questionable).

The power consumption of the Pro 460 is rated at a TDP of 35 Watt (according to the AMD blog post).

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon RX 400M Series
Radeon RX 480 (Laptop) (compare) 2304 256 Bit
Radeon RX 490M (compare)
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop) (compare) 896 @ 1180 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon Pro 460 1024 @ 900 MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon Pro 455 (compare) 768 @ 855 MHz128 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon Pro 450 (compare) 640 @ 800 MHz128 Bit @ 5080 MHz
CodenamePolaris 11 / Baffin XT
ArchitecturePolaris
Pipelines1024 - unified
Core Speed900 MHz
Memory Speed5000 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12
Transistor Count3000 Million
technology14 nm
FeaturesDisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready, HDMI 2.0, AMD FreeSync
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement08.08.2016
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://creators.radeon.com/radeon-pro/

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Resident Evil 7
low 1280x720
157.8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
47.1  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
21.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Dishonored 2
low 1280x720
61.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
26  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
22.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare
low 1280x720
85.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
46.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
40.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Titanfall 2
low 1280x720
115.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
35.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
32  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Farming Simulator 17
low 1280x720
235.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
92.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
34.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Battlefield 1
low 1280x720
132.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
40.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
35.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
FIFA 17

FIFA 17

2016
low 1280x720
316.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
151.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
146.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Deus Ex Mankind Divided
low 1280x720
66.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
25  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.2  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
201.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
106.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
48.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Doom

Doom

2016
low 1280x720
65  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
30.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
29.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.