Designed to perform great in massively popular online titles, the SAPPHIRE Radeon™ RX 460 promises minimum input lag and over 100 frames per second in Dota 2 or Rocket League in 1080p. Performance up to 30% better than R7 260X is the result of factory-overclocked 4th generation GCN core. The card features 896 stream processors with a boost clock up to 1216 MHz as well as 2 GB of GDDR5 video memory on 128-bit interface and clocked at 1750 MHz (7 Gbps effective speed).
AMD XConnect™ Technology: Plug in and game on with AMD XConnect technology.
Now it's easier than ever to connect and use an external Radeon™ graphics card. With AMD XConnect™ technology, external GPU enclosures configured with Radeon™ Graphics can easily connect and disconnect to a compatible ultrathin notebook or 2-in 1 over Thunderbolt™ 3 at any time, just like a USB flash drive-a first for external GPUs!
High Dynamic Range (HDR) is a state-of-the-art technology for gamers and cinephiles that care deeply about the display quality of their TV or monitor. Modelled after the acuity of human vision, HDR vastly expands the range of colours and contrast ratios that can be shown by compatible displays. HDR-ready games and movies played on an HDR display appear strikingly sharp, colourful, and vivid, with enhanced contrast and sophisticated nuance compared to even the most stunning SDR content.
AMD FreeSync Technology: No stuttering. No tearing. Just gaming.
AMD FreeSync™ technology allows a compatible graphics card and monitor to dynamically change frame rates for the optimum display quality without tearing or stuttering.
FreeSync uses industry-standard DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync Eliminates screen tearing without all the usual lag and latency
• Synchronizes the refresh rate of a compatible monitor to the frame rate of your content, however much it varies.
• Monitor partners are validating with drivers from AMD now.
NITRO Quick Connect
If there's a fan problem, you don't have to return the entire card - SAPPHIRE or our channel partners will send out a replacement fan directly to you! All the SAPPHIRE NITRO + Radeon RX480 and RX470 fans use our Quick Connect system. That means they're easy to remove, clean and replace, with just one screw holding them securely in place.
DirectX® 12 is a new, "console-like" graphics API from Microsoft® that empowers game developers with more direct and obvious control of PC hardware. This direct or "explicit" control better exposes the hardware resources of AMD Radeon™ GPUs to yield higher hardware throughput and, ultimately, more performance for users. To put it simply: much more efficient hardware through smarter software! At the discretion of a game developer, this superior efficiency can be spent on higher framerates, lower latency (VR), lower power consumption, better image quality, or some calculated balance of all four. In any scenario, gamers stand to benefit greatly from choosing AMD hardware to run their favourite DirectX® 12 game.
AMD Eyefinity Technology: Multidisplay technology for gaming, productivity and entertainment.
We are taking you beyond the boundaries of traditional PC displays. AMD Eyefinity technology expands the traditional limits of desktop computing by multiplying your screen area. With multiple monitors, games become more immersive, workstations become more useful and you become more productive (an average of 42% more productive according to one study).
Take your PC games to the next level of reality and immersion. Most modern games look great on three screens, and only AMD Radeon™ graphics offer you the ability to play across five screens for an eye-popping gaming experience. Other combinations and configurations with up to six screens work too. Create your dream display.
AMD Crossfire™: Harness the power of multiple GPUs
AMD CrossFire™ technology is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Unlocking game-dominating power, AMD CrossFire™ harnesses the power of two or more discrete graphics cards working in parallel to dramatically improve gaming performance. AMD CrossFire™ technology ready graphics cards fit practically every budget. With the flexibility to combine two, three or four GPUs, AMD CrossFire™ technology is the perfect solution for those who demand extreme performance.
Frame Rate Target Control
Frame Rate Target Control (FRTC) enables users to set a target maximum frame rate when playing an application in full screen mode; the benefit being that FRTC can reduce GPU power consumption (great for games running at frame rates much higher than the display refresh rate) and therefore reduce heat generation and fan speeds/noise on the graphics card.
Frame Rate Target Control caps performance not only in 3D rendered in-game scenes, but also in splash screens, loading screens and menus, where frame rates can often run needlessly into the hundreds of FPS. Users might wish to set a very high cap just to limit wasteful FPS like that seen in menus and such, while still taking advantage of the responsiveness given by FPS well beyond 60. Features • AMD CrossFire.
• FreeSync Technology.
• AMD Eyefinity.
• AMD Virtual Super Resolution(VSR).
• AMD TrueAudio™ Next Technology.
• Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ Support.
• AMD Xconnect ready.
• DirectX™ 12 Optimized.
• HDR Ready.
• Frame Rate Target Control.
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Date Issued: 8th Aug 2016
2016 is proving to be a bumper year for new graphics card launches. Both AMD and Nvidia have refreshed their portfolios with a range of cards based on cutting-edge architectures, and there's plenty of differentiation between the two, as while Nvidia has focussed primarily on the high-end, AMD has plied the mainstream end of the market with the Radeon RX 480, Radeon RX 470 and, as of today, the Radeon RX 460.