GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 970 vs 570 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

7.7

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 970  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 970

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970

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Significantly better PassMark score 8,563 vs 4,412 Around 95% better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 3,900 MHz Around 80% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 797 MHz More than 30% higher clock speed
More memory 4,096 MB vs 1,280 MB Around 3.2x more memory
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 224.4 GB/s vs 156 GB/s Around 45% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 3,494 GFLOPS vs 1,530 GFLOPS More than 2.2x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher pixel rate 58.8 GPixel/s vs 23.91 GPixel/s Around 2.5x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 109.2 GTexel/s vs 47.82 GTexel/s More than 2.2x higher texture rate
Much better fire strike factor score 72.7 vs 38.44 Around 90% better fire strike factor score
Significantly more shading units 1,664 vs 480 1184 more shading units
Much higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 975 MHz Around 80% higher memory clock speed
Significantly better T-Rex score 8.69 frames/s vs 4.37 frames/s Around 2x better T-Rex score
Much higher bioshock infinite framerate 112.8 vs 45.5 Around 2.5x higher bioshock infinite framerate
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 4,375 vs 1,653 Around 2.8x better PassMark direct compute score
More texture mapping units 104 vs 60 44 more texture mapping units
More render output processors 56 vs 40 16 more render output processors
Lower TDP 148W vs 219W More than 30% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 570

Reasons to consider the
EVGA GeForce GTX 570

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Significantly better 3DMark06 score 21,006.5 vs 15,071 Around 40% better 3DMark06 score
Wider memory bus 320 bit vs 256 bit 25% wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 970 vs 570

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 970
212.39 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 570
122.95 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 970
105.04 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 570
36.96 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 970
1,225.93 frames/s
GeForce GTX 570
1,263.72 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 970
3,358.38
GeForce GTX 570
3,325.81

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 970
3,715.92
GeForce GTX 570
3,473.94

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

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Errr? Too close to call, really?
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