1266Core Clock (MHz)
7000Memory Clock (MHz)
- Featuring HARD SWAP
- 2304 Stream Processors
- 1266 MHz Core Clock
- 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5
- 7000 MHz Effective Memory Clock
- PCI Express 3.0
Demand More, Demand Radeon. The XFX Radeon™ RX 480 Series graphics card coupled with AMD LiquidVR™ technology delivers a virtually stutter-free, low latency experience, essential for remarkable Virtual Reality environments. Industry-leading innovation and powerful performance enables the Radeon™ RX 480 to deliver premium experiences on high-end VR games, entertainment, and applications. FinFET 14 technology empowers the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card to operate efficiently and intelligently, driving low system power requirements and cool & quiet operation.
The First Hard Swap Detachable Fan Design
XFX patented fan design lets you change or upgrade fans in a snap.
Fans are an essential function of a graphics card and directly affect it's performance an even though we use the best fan's on the market it's performance will decrease overtime. In the past it was difficult if not impossible to replace GPU fans on your own but now with XFX's Hard Swap technology, you can upgrade your fan in an instant. We even offer different upgrade option for higher performance or color LED options for customization.
High Performance Unibody Heatsink
Enhances thermal efficiency by 40%
The XFX RX RS series features our all new Unibody VRM Heatsink construction enable direct transfer to the primary heatsink and heatpipes. This unique combination of material and construction enhances thermal efficiency by a total of 40%.
Custom XFX Aluminum Backplate Design
Protects your GPU while providing additional cooling overall
GPUs are one of the most important, complex and delicate peices of hardware in your computer and as a game, nothing is as important and the slightest bend can drastically affect the performance of your graphics card. But that's a thing of the past because XFX's solid backplate keeps the card strong and secure, eliminating card bend. Graphics cards also emit some heat from the back as well which rises up and affects other components but our cool aluminum backplate can absorb that heat and keep the overall case cooler.
Enhanced VRM and Memory Cooling
Cooling technologies don't stop at just the GPU.
After countless hours of research, development, and testing our engineers have developed all new VRM and Memory cooling technology, reducing temperatures VRM by up to 30' C and GDDR temperatures by 20' C, all while reducing dB noise by an additional 5%. Best in class for the GPU enthusiast.
All New Composite Heatpipe Technology
We combined technologys to create the first super heatpipe.
The new composite heatpipe design used in the XFX Radeon™ RX RS combines the technologies of both Liquid and Capilary Action heatpipes into one. Doing so allows us to increase the total heatpipe surface area by 30% which tremendously increases the thermal efficiency.
XFX True Clock Technology
Always running at the best speeds
Software controlled clock speed optimizers can be hindered by overall computer performance, heavy loads can cause it to misread the maximum potential clock speed of the graphics card at any given moment. XFX's True Clock however is hardware controlled clock speed performance optimization so it's always running at peak performance all the time.
All New Zero Noise Auto Load Sensing Fans
Power when you need it and quiet when you don't.
XFX fans are equipped to run at the highest possible performance, while our Zero DB Fan System will also keep your fans running at efficient RPM in order to minimize annoying fan noise by lowering RPM all the way down to Zero RPM. When the heat is on during intense gaming, our fans will speed up as needed.
Designed for Vulkan Cross Platform Graphics
The next generation graphics API from Khronos.
Vulkan is the new generation, open standard API for high-efficiency access to graphics and compute on modern GPUs. This ground-up design, previously referred to as the Next Generation OpenGL Initiative, provides applications direct control over GPU acceleration for maximized performance and predictability.
AMD FreeSync Technology
No stuttering. No tearing. Just gaming. Gaming shouldn’t be a choice between choppy gameplay and high performance. With XFX Radeon™ Series graphics and FreeSync technology, it doesn’t have to be. Transform the most demanding games into a liquid-smooth, artifact-free, 4K cinematic experience with the highest performance at virtually any frame rate. FreeSync works at the speed of your game for incredible responsiveness and uncompromising smoothness. Every gamer deserves perfectly smooth gameplay and peak performance. Unlike the competing technology, you don’t have to choose with FreeSync technology.
Microsoft Windows 10 and DirectX 12
Optimized for gaming performance
New features and functions bring new computing experiences to life with AMD Radeon™ graphics on the Windows® 10 platform. Take your gaming further with XBOX ONE on Windows. Play and connect with your games and friends. Everywhere.
Microsoft’s new technology enables great performance and dramatically improved GPU and CPU multiprocessing and multithreading performance thanks to Async Shaders and Multi-threaded Command Buffer Recording for more efficient rendering of richer and more complex scenes.
FinFet 14nm Technology
Unprecedented efficiency on nextgen GPUs.
Enjoy whisper quiet gaming with the revolutionary Polaris architecture. Combining the latest FinFET 14 process technology and AMD’s advanced power, gating and clocking technologies, you’ll enjoy dramatically cool and quiet gaming. The FinFet 14 process technology puts more transistors in less space, enabling dramatic increases in processing power and power efficiency helping to provide better processor performance while using less power and enabling better transistor efficiency than previous generation technology.
AMD Exclusive GCN & Crossfire Technology
The Ultimate Compute Architecture with Multipule GPU Scaling
Discover the direct-to-theGPU performance advantage of Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, enabling stunning detail and dynamic gaming, a richer and more immersive VR experience, with exceptional graphics performance and low power consumption. 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture features asynchronous shaders and an enhanced geometry engine, so you can enjoy exceptionally smooth gameplay on the latest DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ titles.
AMD CrossFire technology lets you connect multiple graphics cards to amplify your system’s graphics processing capability including enhancements that set a new standard of consistent and smooth gameplay.
AMD Eyefinity Technology
Multidisplay technology for gaming, productivity and entertainment.
Expand your territory and customize your field of vision. Connect up to six displays on a single GPU for dynamic, panoramic multi-screen gaming. You’ll get an expansive experience that’s truly out of sight. (additional displays may require the use of MST hub).
Tuned By XFX For Peak Performance
Giving you the performance you have come to expect from XFX.
Overclocking your card to it's peak performance potential is not an easy task but a stock card is simply underutilizing your graphics card's full potential. Luckily for you, we have factory overclocked the RS at the BIOS level and have fine tuned it for optimal gaming performance. Our state-of-the art equipment and testing labs ensure that your card reaches it's maximum performance level safely and optimally.
XFX's 3 Year Warranty
Giving you the performance you have come to expect from XFX.
Even though we trust that our high quality products will continue working at peak performance well beyond your use of it, we want to put our word behind that promise. That is why we offer our 3 + 2 Year Warranty with this series of graphics cards. This means that your product is protected by a 3 year limited hardware warranty on manufacturing defects of anything on the card.
We have re-imagined everything a gaming card can do and made it more accessible. The 4th generation Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture is engineered for gamers who play anything from the latest MOBA’s to the most popular AAA titles. Asynchronous Shaders and an enhanced Geometry Engine power new levels of smooth gameplay performance.
Get the next level of gaming immersion with the world of VR gaming and entertainment with Radeon RX graphics cards powered by the revolutionary Polaris architecture.
Experience the latest premium technologies optimized around the revolutionary FinFET 14 technology that provides extraordinary performance and efficiency. Enjoy cool and quiet gaming, and leverage new possibilities with optimized levels of efficient headroom. Imagine the future upgrade capabilities with HDMI™ 2.0b and Display Port 1.3/1.4 features that can enable the latest generation of displays to deliver beautiful beyond-HD, HDR, and ultra-smooth FreeSync™ experiences.
- Microsoft® Windows® 10 Support
- Microsoft® DirectX™ 12 Support
- FinFET 14nm Technology
- VR Ready Premium
- GCN 4th Generation Architecture
- AMD Virtual Super Resolution (VSR)
- AMD LiquidVR Technology
- AMD FreeSync Technology
- AMD Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC)
- AMD CrossFire technology
- AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology
- AMD App Acceleration
- AMD TrueAudio Technology
- AMD XConnect Ready
- AMD Radeon Crimson Software
- AMD WattMan
- AMD APP Acceleration
- HDMI 2.0b
- Displayport 1.4
- Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Support
- PCI Express® 3.0
- Up to 6 displays supported, (may require the use of MST Hubs).
- Advanced GDDR5 Memory Technology
- Vulkan and Mantle Ready. Next Generation APIs.
- OpenGL 4.5 Support
- OpenCL Support