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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6

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ATi Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6

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Lower TDP 228W vs 250W Around 10% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX TITAN

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Nvidia GeForce GTX TITAN

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Much higher memory bandwidth 288.4 GB/s vs 153.6 GB/s Around 90% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more memory 6,144 MB vs 2,048 MB 3x more memory
Significantly higher texture rate 187.3 GTexel/s vs 68 GTexel/s More than 2.8x higher texture rate
Many more texture mapping units 224 vs 80 144 more texture mapping units
Higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 4,800 MHz More than 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 4,494 GFLOPS vs 2,720 GFLOPS More than 65% better floating-point performance
Significantly more shading units 2,688 vs 1,600 1088 more shading units
Higher pixel rate 46.8 GPixel/s vs 27.2 GPixel/s More than 70% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 48 vs 32 16 more render output processors
Higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,200 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Slightly wider memory bus 384 bit vs 256 bit 50% wider memory bus

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6  vs GeForce GTX TITAN 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

46.8 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

187.3 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

4,494 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6  vs
GPU brand ATI Nvidia
GPU name Cypress GK110
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 850 MHz 836 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,600 2,688
Texture mapping units 80 224
Render output processors 32 48
Pixel rate 27.2 GPixel/s 46.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 68 GTexel/s 187.3 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,720 GFLOPS 4,494 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 5870 Eyefinity 6  vs
Memory clock speed 1,200 MHz 1,502 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,800 MHz 6,008 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 384 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 6,144 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s 288.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 228W 250W


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