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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.

Key Features

  • Featuring HARD SWAP
  • 2304 Stream Processors
  • 1338 MHz Core Clock
  • 8GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • 8000 MHz Effective Memory Clock
  • PCI Express 3.0

Award Winning Technologies

The reviews are in, and the RX series from XFX Rocks.

Check out our reviews section for the latest awards. Reviews

"So obviously XFX has stumbled across some sort of magic formula when it comes to the RX 480." - Jayztwocents

“XFX has put together a solid and well-built video card. It operates silently, power efficient and very cool.” - Overclocker's Club

"I think its pretty damn awesome that you can hard change all these different fans and different colors" - Tech of Tomorrow




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, and even though we use the best fan's on the market the performance will decrease over time. 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.

 


Bright LED Logo Design

Light up your case and show your XFX pride.

Our bright XFX LED not only looks great and shows off your awesome rig, it also lets others know that this isn't some average off the shelf scrub computer, this is a hard core gaming computer powered by the best graphics card on the market. You play like a pro and your system looks just as professional.

 


XFX Dual BIOS Capable

You choose your experience

We know enthusiast like options, so for our RX 480 GTR and RS series graphics cards we are offering Dual BIOS options. If you want optimal performance and want to keep your card cool as possible then use our Performance BIOS. If you prefer stealth, our Quiet Lower RPM BIOS might be the right options for you. Check our RX 480 Bios page for details.

 


High Performance Unibody Heatsink

Enhances thermal efficiency by 40%

The XFX RX GTR 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.

 


XFX Exclusive Ultra Low Noise XL Inductors

Quieter than the competition.

GPU inductors are notoriously noisy with that tiny buzzing noise caused by traditional low quality inductors but XFX's exclusive premium quality XL Inductors utilize multiple layers to seal the Inductors completely and securely nearly eliminating inductor noise.

 


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 GTR 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.

 


All New Zero dB 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.

 


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.

 


AMD VR Ready Premium

For extraordinary virtual reality experiences.

Experience the new generation of compelling Virtual Reality content with the Radeon™ RX GTR graphics card paired with the leading VR headsets. The Radeon™ RX GTR 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 GTR to deliver premium experiences on high-end VR games, entertainment, and applications.

 


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™ RX GTR 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 RX GTR 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 + 2 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. Additionally, we'll extend that warranty on the fans by an additional 2, a total of 5 years, giving you even more protection than any competitor. That's the trust we have in the quality of our products.

 


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

General

Part Number : RX-480P8DBA6

Product Name : AMD Radeon™ RX 480

Product Description : XFX RADEON RX 480 GTR 8GB GDDR5 TRUE OC 1338MHZ BLACK EDITION LED HARD SWAP BACKPLATE THREE DISPLAYPORT HDMI DVI 3+2 Warranty

UPC Number : 7778656072121

 

Processor & Bus

Bus Type : PCI-E 3.0

Chipset version : Ellesmere XT

GPU Clock : 1338MHz

Performance Category : Enthusiast

Stream Processors : 2304

 

Memory

Memory Bus : 256 bit

Memory Clock : 8000Mhz

Memory Size : 8GB

Memory Type : GDDR5

 

Feature Technologies

AMD Eyefinity Technology : Y

AMD Xconnect Technology : Y

AMD Virtual Super Resolution : Y

AMD GCN Architecture : 4th Gen

AMD FreeSync Technology : Y

AMD LiquidVR Technology : Y

FinFet 14nm : Y

Microsoft Windows 10 Support : Y

 

Other Features

Highlight Features - 1 : Custom Designed Full Cover Backplate

Highlight Features - 2 : Hard Swap Removable Fan Technology

DirectX™ 12 Support : Y

Radeon Software : Y

VR Ready : Y

HDR Ready : Y

 

Environmental

RoHS : Y

 

Display Output

Display Port ready : 1.4

HDMI Ready : 2.0b

Max Supported Resolution (DIGITAL) ;4096 x 2160(HDMI;DP)

Output - Display Port : 3

Output - HDMI : 1

Output - DL-DVI-D : 1

 

Physical

Card Profile : Dual

Thermal Solution : Ghost

Thermal Type : Dual Slot

Card Dimension (cm) : 28 x 12.4 x 4

Card Dimension (inch) : 11.02 x 4.88 x 1.57

Master Carton Dimensions (cm) : 43 x 49 x 35.5    

Master Carton Dimensions (inch) : 16.93 x 19.29 x 13.98

Master Carton Weight (Kg) : To Be Determined

Master Carton Weight (lb) : To Be Determined

Package Dimensions (cm) : 34 x 24 x 8

Package Dimensions (inch) : 13.39 x 9.45 x 3.15 

Package Weight (Kg) : 2.35 est.

Package Weight (lb) : 5.18 est.

Units/Carton : 10

 

Includes

Driver Disk Installation Guide : 1

8-pin to 6pin Power Cable: 1

Warranty Terms Card: 1

Installation DVD : 1

 

Requirements

External Power - 8-pins : 1

Minimum Power Supply Requirement : 500 watt

XFX Recommended Power Supply : XFX 550W PSU