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Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 VS. XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB
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Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 vs. XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB

September 9, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

When we compare RX 570 vs RX 480 in this review, we note the following features that put Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 above XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB; 48MHz faster GPU clock speed, 0.1 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance, 5.3 GPixel/s higher pixel rate, 3.1 GTexels/s higher texture rate, 18MHz faster GPU turbo speed, 1 more DVI outputs, 1 more displays supported and 24mm narrower.

GENERAL INFO

The general info features of RX 480 vs RX 570 in this review include the following comparisons;

Thermal Design Power (TDP); the two devices have the same TDP of 120W.

Number of transistors; the two devices have 5700 million each.

Semiconductor size; the two devices have 14nm.

PCI express (PCIE) version; each of the devices has 3.

Width; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 is 230mm while XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB is 254mm.

Height; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 is 125mm while XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB is 127mm.

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Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 is better as it is narrower.
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PERFORMANCE

The performance features of RX 570 vs 480 include;

Pixel rate; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 41.1 GPixel/s whereas XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB has 35.8 GPixel/s.

Texture rate; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 164.4 GTexels/s while XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB has 161.3 GTexels/s.

GPU memory speed; each device has 1750MHz.

GPU clock speed; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 1168MHz whereas XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB has 1120MHz.

Floating-point performance; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 5.26 TFLOPS whereas XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB has 5.16 TFLOPS.

Texture mapping units (TMUS); Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 128 while XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB has 144.

Bottom Line performance
Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 is better as it has better performance features.
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MEMORY

In this memory category review of RX 480 vs 570, we have the following comparisons;

Maximum memory bandwidth; each of the devices has 224GB/s.

Memory bus width; the two devices have 256bit.

Effective memory speed; each device has 7000MHz.

RAM; the two devices have 4GB each.

Version of GDDR memory; the two devices have 5.

Bottom Line memory
 Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 and XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB have the same memory features.
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PORTS

HDMI output; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 and XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB have HDMI outputs.

Displayport outputs; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 2 whereas XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB has 3.

DVI outputs; Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 has 1.

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Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 is better as it has one more DVI output.
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KEY FEATURES

OpenGL version; the two devices have 4.5.

DirectX version; each of the devices has 12.

OpenCL version; the two devices have 2.2

Supports 4K resolution; the two devices can support 4K resolution.

Supports multi-display technology; the two devices have this feature.

Supports 3D; XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB can support 3D.

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XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB is better as it can support 3D.
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Conclusion

The overall review of 570 vs 480 puts Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 570 above XFX Radeon RX 480 4GB as a better device.

$ 466.00