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AMD Radeon R9 M470X

The AMD Radeon R9 M470X is an upper mainstream mobile graphics card based on the familiar Bonaire chip. This 28 nm GPU uses all 896 shaders (14 Compute Units CU) and is based on the second generation of the GCN architecture (Graphics Core Next). The maximum memory size is 4 GB (GDDR5, 6000 MHz effective) and it is attached via 128-bit interface. Compared to the technologically identical predecessor card Radeon R9 M385X (1100 MHz), the R9 M470X could have a slightly higher clock.

Contrary to the R9 M300 series, the number of products within the R9 M400 series is currently limited to three (M485X, M470X and M470), but this will probably change with the launch of the new Polaris architecture in Q2 2016.

Sources: AMD (specs), AnandTech (Bonaire chip)

Radeon R9 M400 Series
Radeon R9 M485X compare 2048 256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon R9 M470X 896 @ 1.1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M470 compare 768 @ 1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
ArchitectureGCN 2
Pipelines896 - unified
Core Speed1100 MHz
Shader Speed6000 MHz
Memory Speed6000 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory4 GB
Shared Memoryno
APIDirectX 12 FL11_1, Shader 5.0, OpenGL 4.3
Transistor Count1.5 Billion
technology28 nm
FeaturesDirectCompute 5.0, OpenCL
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement14.05.2016
Link to Manufacturer Page


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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-09- 5)