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AMD Radeon RX 560X

Graphics Processor
Polaris 21
Cores
1024
TMUs
64
ROPs
16
Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
128 bit
The Radeon RX 560X is a graphics card by AMD, launched in April 2018. Built on the 14 nm process, and based on the Polaris 21 graphics processor, in its Polaris 21 XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Polaris 21 graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 123 mm² and 3,000 million transistors. It features 1024 shading units, 64 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. AMD has placed 4,096 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 1175 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1275 MHz, memory is running at 1750 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon RX 560X does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 75 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. Radeon RX 560X is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x8 interface. The card measures 170 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Polaris 21
GPU Variant
Polaris 21 XT
(215-0908004)
Architecture
GCN 4.0
Foundry
GlobalFoundries
Process Size
14 nm
Transistors
3,000 million
Die Size
123 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Apr 11th, 2018
Generation
Polaris
(RX 500X)
Production
Active
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8

Relative Performance

5%
GeForce 210
6%
GeForce 9400 GT
7%
Radeon HD 4550
9%
Radeon HD 5450
11%
Radeon HD 6450
12%
GeForce GT 520
14%
GeForce GT 220
19%
GeForce GT 430
19%
Radeon HD 5570
20%
Radeon HD 4670
22%
GeForce GT 440
22%
GeForce GT 240
25%
GeForce 9600 GT
27%
Radeon HD 5670
29%
GeForce GT 640
30%
GeForce 9800 GT
31%
Radeon HD 6670
32%
Radeon HD 4830
34%
Radeon HD 4770
36%
Radeon HD 4850
37%
GeForce GTS 250
38%
GeForce GTS 450
39%
Radeon HD 5750
45%
Radeon HD 7750
45%
Radeon HD 5770
46%
GeForce GTX 260
47%
Radeon HD 4870
47%
Radeon Vega 8
47%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
48%
GeForce GTX 650
50%
Radeon HD 5830
53%
Radeon HD 6790
54%
Radeon HD 4890
56%
GeForce GTX 460
56%
Radeon RX Vega 11
57%
GeForce GT 1030
57%
GeForce GTX 275
57%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
58%
GeForce GTX 280
59%
GeForce GTX 465
62%
Radeon HD 6850
63%
GeForce GTX 285
67%
Radeon HD 5850
69%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
69%
Radeon HD 7790
71%
Radeon RX 550
72%
GeForce GTX 470
74%
Radeon HD 6870
79%
Radeon HD 5870
82%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
82%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
84%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
84%
Radeon HD 6950
87%
GeForce GTX 295
88%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
89%
Radeon HD 7850
90%
GeForce GTX 480
94%
Radeon HD 6970
96%
Radeon R7 265
98%
Radeon RX 460
98%
Radeon R7 370
98%
GeForce GTX 660
98%
GeForce GTX 570
100%
Radeon RX 560
100%
Radeon RX 560X
106%
GeForce GTX 950
107%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
110%
Radeon R9 270X
111%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
112%
GeForce GTX 580
112%
GeForce GTX 1050
113%
Radeon HD 7950
115%
Radeon HD 5970
118%
GeForce GTX 760
127%
GeForce GTX 670
130%
GeForce GTX 960
134%
Radeon R9 380
135%
Radeon R9 285
136%
Radeon HD 7970
137%
GeForce GTX 680
141%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
144%
GeForce GTX 770
148%
Radeon HD 6990
151%
Radeon R9 280X
153%
GeForce GTX 590
153%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
170%
GeForce GTX 780
176%
GeForce GTX 1650
187%
Radeon RX 470
190%
Radeon R9 290
200%
Radeon RX 570
202%
Radeon R9 390
203%
Radeon R9 290X
206%
GeForce GTX 970
209%
GeForce GTX TITAN
212%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
215%
Radeon R9 390X
216%
Radeon HD 7990
217%
Radeon RX 480
218%
GeForce GTX 690
230%
Radeon RX 580
235%
GeForce GTX 980
238%
Radeon R9 FURY
238%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
249%
Radeon RX 590
262%
Radeon R9 295X2
263%
GeForce GTX 1660
266%
Radeon R9 FURY X
271%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
278%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
302%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
302%
GeForce GTX 1070
322%
Radeon RX Vega 56
341%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
351%
Radeon RX Vega 64
356%
GeForce GTX 1080
356%
GeForce RTX 2060
370%
Radeon RX 5700
400%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
414%
GeForce RTX 2070
424%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
429%
Radeon VII
440%
TITAN X Pascal
453%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
458%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
487%
GeForce RTX 2080
517%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
570%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
1175 MHz
Boost Clock
1275 MHz
Memory Clock
1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
112.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
1024
TMUs
64
ROPs
16
Compute Units
16
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
1024 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
20.40 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
81.60 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
2.611 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
2.611 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
163.2 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
6.7 inches
170 mm
TDP
75 W
Suggested PSU
350 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
C994

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.121
Shader Model
6.4

Polaris 21 GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Arctic Islands
Codename: Baffin
CLRX Version: GCN 1.2
Graphics/Compute: GFX8 (gfx803)
Display Core Engine: 11.2
Unified Video Decoder: 6.3
Video Compression Engine: 3.4

Retail boards based on this design (1)

Name GPU Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
Dell RX 560X OEM 1175 MHz 1275 MHz 1750 MHz