AMD Radeon RX 490M vs AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop) vs AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)

AMD Radeon RX 490M

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The AMD Radeon RX 490M (formerly known as R9 M490) is a mobile high end graphics cards. It should be based on the new Polaris architecture and manufactured in 14nm FinFET. Up to now it only surfaced in a driver (according to Videocardz.com) and should be announced in mid 2016. The efficiency of Polaris should be greatly improved and therefore the M490 should at least be able to perform like a GeForce GTX 980M.

AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)

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The AMD Radeon RX 460 Notebook (or also known as mobile RX 460M) is a laptop graphics card based on the smaller Polaris 10 chip in 14 nm FinFET. It is based on the same chip as the desktop RX 460 with 896 shaders with similar clock rates (1180 versus 1200 MHz). AMD presented the card during the desktop RX 460 launch and noted that the mobile version is only slightly slower (0-7% in the presented benchmarks) than the full desktop card.

The RX460M should launch in a HP Omen laptop according to AMD and was also presented in the Asus X550IU.  The desktop version of the RX 460 (XFX) was slightly faster than a refreshed 2016 GeForce GTX 965M. The mobile version should therefore perform similar to an older GTX 965M and slightly below the desktop RX 460 (see for gaming benchmarks). It should be most suited for full HD resolution and high settings (slightly reduced).

The laptop RX 460 should offer all the features of the desktop RX 460 / Polaris 10 like DisplayPort 1.4 (ready), HDMI 2.0b, HDR, H.265 improved en- and de-coding and architectural improvements (e.g. for Compute Shaders and VR).

The power consumption should be slightly lower than the desktop RX 460 which is rated at a TDP of 75 Watt for the whole card.

 

 

AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)

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The AMD Radeon RX 480 (formerly known as R9 M480 or RX 480M) is a mobile high end graphics cards. It is based on the new Polaris architecture (Polaris 10 chip) and manufactured in 14nm FinFET. It should be based on the same chip as the desktop RX 480 (see for benchmarks and specs) but maybe offer lower clock speeds. The card was never used in a laptop (up to now) and succeeded by the slightly improved Radeon RX 580.

AMD Radeon RX 490MAMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)AMD Radeon RX 480 (Laptop)
ManufacturerAMDAMDAMD
Radeon RX 400M Series
Radeon RX 480 (Laptop) 2304 256 Bit
Radeon RX 490M
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
Radeon RX 480 (Laptop) 2304 256 Bit
Radeon RX 490M
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
Radeon RX 480 (Laptop) 2304 256 Bit
Radeon RX 490M
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
CodenamePolarisPolaris 11 / Baffin XTPolaris
ArchitecturePolarisPolarisPolaris
MemoryGDDR5GDDR5GDDR5
nonono
DirectXDirectX 12DirectX 12DirectX 12
Technology14 nm14 nm14 nm
Size
Introduced01.08.2016 08.08.2016 01.08.2016
896 - 2304 -
Core1180 (Boost) MHz
Memory6000 MHz
Bus128 Bit256 Bit
Max. Memory4096 MB
Transistors3000 Million
FeaturesDisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready, HDMI 2.0, AMD FreeSync

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
96383 Points (458%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
71660 Points (787%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
9968 Points (5600%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
31294 Points (21582%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
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3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
76618 Points (568%)
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
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3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
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Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
Ref. Match 64Bit + AMD Radeon RX 460 (Laptop)
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
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Power Consumption - Witcher 3 ultra - Power Consumption *
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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F1 2017

F1 2017

2017
low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
37  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
27  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
24  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
20  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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Dirt 4

Dirt 4

2017
low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
95.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
60.7  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
39.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
22.4  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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Prey

Prey

2017
low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
57.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
49.2  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
36.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
30.3  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
100  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
79.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
43  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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med. 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
24.2  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
21  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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low 1024x768
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
61.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
28.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
19.7  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
55.4  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
32.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
27.7  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
43  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
35  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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low 1024x768
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
71.7  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
29.6 fps  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
17.2  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
24.7  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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low 1024x768
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
42.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
29.5  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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low 1280x720
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
96  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
41.4  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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low 1024x768
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
175.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
48.7  fps
Radeon RX 460 (Laptop):
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