AMD RX 470 and RX 460 Price Specs Availability India

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 India Launch Details

AMD has announced the new budget/ mid-range graphics cards at the E3 2016.  The new AMD RX 470 and RX 460 are the successors to the AMD R7 370 and R7 360 graphics cards which were launched last year.

Update 9/08/2016 – AMD has launched the new AMD RX 460 in India today, and the new graphics card is priced at Rs. 11,990 for the 2 GB version while the 4 GB version will cost you around Rs. 13,499.

AMD also launched the AMD RX 470 in India on 5th August priced at Rs. 15,990 for the 4 GB VRAM version. The AMD RX 460 4 GB version is yet not available in the country and will go on sale in the first week of September as shared by AMD India.

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 Price Specs Availability India

This is the base price for the graphics card, and we can expect slightly higher pricing from Sapphire, Asus, and Gigabyte when they launch their cards. Usually Sapphire is the first 1 to launch the AMD cards in India, and we can see a listing very soon on the major e-commerce portals for the new graphics cards.

The AMD RX 470 will battle with the long-standing Nvidia GTX 750 Ti which is quite old now and is popular card around Rs. 10,000 to 12,000 in the Indian market.

Related – AMD RX 470 – The Best Graphics Card for Rs. 15K to 18K.

Key Hardware Specs

The AMD RX470 and AMD RX460 are also based on the latest AMD Polaris Architecture utilizing the smaller dye size of 14nm.  The first graphics card that AMD launched with the Polaris Architecture is the AMD RX480 which was unveiled by AMD on 2nd June 2016 at the Computex.

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 Price Specs Availability India

Both the graphics cards are going to be great for Asian markets like (India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Srilanka) and other developing countries. Gamers are looking for playing games like CS: GO, and MOBA can significantly benefit from the new Graphics cards.

Dr. Lisa Su (CEO AMD) unveiled the new AMD RX470 and RX460 at the E3 2016, the largest gaming extravaganza on the planet. Both the graphics cards look quite tiny in the hands of Lisa Su at the presentation but pack more power than the earlier generation cards.


The AMD RX460 is alleged to be priced at $110 (India price can be close to Rs. 9,500), and the AMD RX 470 may cost $149 (close to Rs. 14,500).

AMD RX 470 and RX 460 Price Specs Availability India

The AMD RX 480 is meant for gamers looking for 1080P /2K gaming. On the other hand, the RX 470 will serve well for 1080P / 720P, and the RX 460 is ideal for gaming at 720P resolution.

Notably,  the AMD RX 470 includes 2048 stream processors and runs at 1206 MHz which is slightly lower to the RX 480. The graphics card have 256 Bit bus width and can come in 4 GB GDDR5 version. The AMD RX 480 is available in both 4 GB as well 8 GB GDDR5 versions.

Related – Galax Nvidia GTX 1060 Review – Superb Performer.

On the other hand, the AMD RX 460 has a lower 896 stream processors and a 128-bit memory bus width.  The graphics card comes with 2 GB and 4 GB VRAM variants.  Lastly, the AMD RX 480 has a power consumption of 150 watts. The RX 470 has 120 Watts and the RX 460 has just 75 watts.

Specs Comparison AMD RX 460 and RX 470

Key Specs AMD RX 470 AMD RX 470
Architecture 4th Generation 4th Generation
Compute Units 32 CUs 14 CUs
Stream Processor count 2048 896
Base Clock Speed/Boost 1206 / 926 MHz 1200 / 1090 MHz
TFLOPS Up to 4.9 TFLOPs. Up to 2.2 TFLOPS.
Memory Clock 1650 1750
Mem.  Bandwidth 211 GB/s 112 GB/s
Memory Bus width 256 bit 128 bit
Memory Type GDDR5  4GB / 8GB  2 GB / 4GB
Power 120W <75W
AMD Free sync support Yes Yes
DX 12 Support Yes Yes
Vulkan Supported Yes Yes
VSR Yes Yes
HDMi version supported 2 2
Display Port Version 1.4 HDR Ready. 1.4 HDR Ready.
Base Price India  Rs. 15,999 Rs. 11,990

AMD RX 470

AMD shared that about 85% of gamers use a graphics card in the price range of $100 to $300 globally. Moreover, the company wants to bring the excellent gaming experience to the majority.

On the contrary, it also seems that Nvidia is doing great at the top end with the GTX 1070 and GTX 1080. As these are the only option for gamers looking for the high-end gaming experience.

AMD RX 470 Gaming Performance


The Nvidia GTX 1060 is also doing great in India with better pricing, and Nvidia would not like to give AMD any room to grow market share in the discrete GPU market. We expect Nvidia to launch the Nvidia GTX 1050 and the GTX 1040 very soon in the market.

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  1. check md computers they have RX 470 for 17K
    RX 480 for Preorder.
    Also I think Nvidia Fans getting butt hurt talking over pricing issue.
    Well GTX 1050 and 1040 will have only 128 Memory Bandwidth (GB/sec) available in 4 gb and 2 gb variants and cost will like 30k Plus.
    1060 cant compete with RX 470 as per specs and comparison.

  2. this is called the “CLASSIC AMD F*** UP” no wonder after the rx480 pricing fiasco, they did it again with rx 460. price is almost double in india for this bullshit card which cannot even beat gtx 950, which is priced rs.13k. nvidia please kick em in the balls with a gtx 1050 and gt1040 soon.

  3. When will we see nonreference RX 470 in the market? They don’t seem to be available online, are they available in the local market?

  4. RX 480 hasn’t been launched and thus mdcomputers cannot sell it in India and 30k is ridiculous people will import it from bhphotovideodotcom if it is priced as u say.Amd won’t do such a mistake while pricing. And don’t buy from those faudsters .And yeah wait for amd to launch it in India and then some months more till the price is right then buy.

  5. which card should be the Best but Not Overkill among these 3 cards for 1080p gaming, all AAA titles like Gta 5, AC syndicate etc at 60 fps highest settings ????

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