Home » Reviews & Articles » Hardware » Video Cards/Graphics Cards » AMD » ASUS ROG Strix RX 480 8GB, Strix Gone RX 480! (ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING)

ASUS ROG Strix RX 480 8GB, Strix Gone RX 480! (ROG STRIX-RX480-8G-GAMING)

ASUS ROG Strix Gaming RX 480 8GB

ASUS has done it again and “Strixed” the RX 480 with all the Strix bells and whistles. Direct CU III cooling solution, 3 Wing Blade fans, ASUS Fan Connect, Auto Extreme Technology, Aura Lighting, VR friendly HDMI ports and tosses in GPU Tweak II. No one dresses out a GPU Like ASUS they pack geeky goodness on video cards thicker than icing on a cake. From box to hand we knew we were looking at a totally luxury RX 480!

Under the hood you still get the 14nm FinFET process from TSMT (Taiwan Surface Mounting Technology), the Polaris 10/Ellesmere core with 2048 shader processors, 144 Texture Units, 32 ROPs, 8GB of ridiculously fast GDDR5 at 8Gbps running across a 256-bit bus and wearing ASUS’s renowned ROG Strix crown!

ASUS Strix ROG RX 480 8G_1

AMD GPU Comparison Table

Radeon  R9 Fury X R9 Nano R9 390X ASUS ROG Strix

Gaming RX 480

RX 470
Fabrication Process 28nm 28nm 28nm 14nm 14nm
GPU Fiji Fiji Hawaii / Grenada Polaris 10/Ellesmere Polaris 10/Ellesmere
Shader procs 4096 4096 2816 2304 2048
Graphics memory 4 GB HBM 4 GB HBM 8 GB GDDR5 4GB / 8GB GDDR5 4GB / 8GB GDDR5
Memory Clock 500 MHz / 1.0 Gbps 500 MHz / 1.0 Gbps 6.0 Gbps 7.0/8.0 Gbps 6.6 Gbps
GPU Clock Max 1050 MHz  1000 MHz 1050 MHz 1266MHz 1206 MHz
Memory Bandwidth 512 GB/s 512 GB/s 384 GB/s 224 GB/s (4GB)
256 GB/s (8GB)
211 GB/s
Power Connectors 2 x 8-pin 1 x 8-pin 1 x 6-pin – 1 x 8-pin 1 x 8-pin 1 x 6-pin
Form Factor Dual slot Dual slot Dual slot Dual slot Dual slot
Freesync  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DirectX 12
Support
 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Check Also

PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 580 8GB GDDR5 Review

PowerColor is an AIB vendor with a long history of producing AMD videocards, and today …

Leave a Reply