AMD Radeon RX 560

AMD Radeon RX 560 Benchmark

AMD Radeon RX 560 GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 4 GB AMD Radeon 500 Series Graphics card rating. How good is the Radeon RX 560 for gaming?

GPU Benchmark Score

8 %
Bad score from 11 samples
Low uncertainty
Performance
Bad
Ranking
209th of 531
Popularity
65th of 531
Samples
11 benchmarks

GPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this graphics card in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks.

hardwareDB Benchmark

All tests were performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution

Flux Core

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

38 FPS average
24 FPS 10% low
22 FPS 1% low

Electron

Randomly generated noise sphere test

24 FPS average
22 FPS 10% low
19 FPS 1% low

City

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

34 FPS average
26 FPS 10% low
22 FPS 1% low

Clouds

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

13 FPS average
12 FPS 10% low
10 FPS 1% low

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software

Geekbench (Metal)

Geekbench (Metal)

Metal compute benchmark

21,032
Geekbench (OpenCL)

Geekbench (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

21,086
Geekbench (Vulkan)

Geekbench (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

19,493
3DMark Graphics

3DMark Graphics

High-end graphics benchmark

1,824

Compare these benchmarks and specs using our GPU Comparison Tool

GPU Comparison

The AMD Radeon RX 560 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT
71 %
AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT
30 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
14 %
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
12 %
AMD Radeon RX 560
8 %
AMD Radeon R9 370
8 %
AMD Radeon R7 450
3 %

Specifications

Core Clock 1175 MHz
Boost Clock 1275 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 4 GiB
Bus Width 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth 109.38 GB/s
TDP 80 W
Floating Point Performance 2.61 TFLOP/s
Release Date 2017-04-18
Family Radeon 500 Series
PCIe Revision 3.0
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Pixel Rate 20.4 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 81.6 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 1024
Texture Mapping Units 64
Render Output Processors 16

AMD Radeon RX 560

The Radeon RX 560 is a GPU from AMD released in 2017. This chip has a bad gaming score at 8% in our GPU benchmark.

The Radeon RX 560 has 4 GiB of GDDR5 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 109 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 128 bits. If you plan on gaming at higher resolutions with higher quality textures, more memory is important. Without enough memory, performance will be degraded.

In terms of clock speed, the Radeon RX 560 GPU core runs at a frequency of 1175 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1275 MHz. The clock runs at a speed called the clock speed. It dictates the number of updates per second that the GPU can process. Overclocking a chip, which means increasing the clock speed will improve the performance. However, thermals and power efficiency may be diminished.

As for rendering API support, the Radeon RX 560 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.5 features are supported. Higher level APIs such as DirectX 12 give more control to the game developer and can allow them to improve the graphics and performance.

This chip has a Thermal Design Power of 80W: the total amount of waste heat generated. A card that runs hotter will need better cooling and will draw more power from the wall.

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