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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon RX 480 XFX Black Edition 8GB GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition
Cyberpunk 2077 0% 20%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 9% 10%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 12% 6%
Watch Dogs Legion 4% 16%
FIFA 21 50% 39%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 12% 6%
Godfall 62% 95%
Grand Theft Auto VI 40% 69%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 43% 72%
Genshin Impact 0% 20%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon RX 480 XFX Black Edition 8GB are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition.

The RX 480 has a 283 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX Titan, but the GTX Titan has 80 more Texture Mapping Units than the RX 480. As a result, the GTX Titan exhibits a 26.2 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the RX 480. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The RX 480 has a 283 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX Titan, but the GTX Titan has 16 more Render Output Units than the RX 480. As a result, the GTX Titan exhibits a 4.4 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the RX 480. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The RX 480 was released over three years more recently than the GTX Titan, and so the RX 480 is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GTX Titan when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The RX 480 has 2048 MB more video memory than the GTX Titan, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the RX 480 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX Titan has 32.4 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the RX 480, which means that the memory performance of the GTX Titan is noticeably better than the RX 480.

The Radeon RX 480 XFX Black Edition 8GB has 2304 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition has 2688. However, the actual shader performance of the RX 480 is 3060 and the actual shader performance of the GTX Titan is 2355. The RX 480 having 705 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the GTX Titan performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The RX 480 transistor size technology is 14 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GTX Titan. This means that the RX 480 is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GTX Titan.

The Radeon RX 480 XFX Black Edition 8GB requires 150 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition requires 250 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the RX 480 and a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the GTX Titan. The GTX Titan requires 100 Watts more than the RX 480 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX Titan may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the RX 480.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1120 MHzvs837 MHz
Boost Clock1328 MHzvs876 MHz
ArchitectureGCN 1.3 Ellesmere XTKepler GK110-400-A1
OC Potential - vs Fair
Driver Support Great vs Good
Release Date29 Jun 2016vs19 Feb 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

1366x768
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1600x900
10
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10
1920x1080
10
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9.6
2560x1440
7.9
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7.1
3840x2160
6
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5.4

GPU Memory

Memory8192 MBvs6144 MB
Memory Speed2000 MHzvs1502 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs384 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth256GB/secvs288.4GB/sec
L2 Cache 2048 KB green tick vs 1536 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units2304vs2688
Actual Shader Performance100%vs100%
Technology14nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units144vs224
Texture Rate161.3 GTexel/svs187.5 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs48
Pixel Rate35.8 GPixel/svs40.2 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections3vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power150 Wattsvs250 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHzvsIntel Core i7-3770K 4-Core 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution2560x1440vs2560x1440

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
The Radeon RX 480 Black Edition 8GB by XFX is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Third Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. It is their most overclocked version of the reference card. Apart from the boosted core and custom back plate it is identical to the standard RX 480.

Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed Ellesmere XT which is a Forth Gen GCN GPU and has 36 SM activated and thus offers 2304 Shader Processing Units, 144 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

GPU
The Central Unit runs at 1120MHz and goes up to 1328MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2000MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 150W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate Radeon RX 480 8GB can be almost 10% Faster than GeForce GTX 970 at 4K. However, Radeon R9 390X is still slightly faster, overall.
At 1920x1080, the default rank for all GD Graphics Card, expect its performance to be between Radeonn R9 290 and Radeon R9 290X.

System Suggestions
Radeon RX 480 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
GeForce GTX Titan Asus Edition is a special edition of the high-end GeForce GTX Titan. Check its page to know more about its Core.
This edition has no special features - no overclocking out of the box and no custom cooling system.
Therefore, its performance is exactly like the reference GeForce GTX Titan.
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