GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5870 vs 560 Ti among Desktop GPUs


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Performance per Watt

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 5870

Reasons to consider the
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Better floating-point performance 2,800 GFLOPS vs 1,459.2 GFLOPS More than 90% better floating-point performance
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz vs 4,200 MHz Around 20% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more shading units 1,600 vs 384 1216 more shading units
Higher memory bandwidth 160 GB/s vs 134.4 GB/s Around 20% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 20,160 vs 17,648 Around 15% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher pixel rate 28 GPixel/s vs 15.2 GPixel/s Around 85% higher pixel rate
Higher memory clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 20% higher memory clock speed
More texture mapping units 80 vs 64 16 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Reasons to consider the
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Better PassMark score 3,538 vs 2,606 More than 35% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark06 score 16,518 vs 14,380 Around 15% better 3DMark06 score
Slightly higher clock speed 950 MHz vs 875 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better sky diver factor score 227.23 vs 198.8 Around 15% better sky diver factor score
Better T-Rex score 2.77 frames/s vs 1.78 frames/s More than 55% better T-Rex score
Slightly lower TDP 170W vs 188W Around 10% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 5870 vs GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
128.68 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
64.31 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
18.8 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
31.94 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 5870
1,341.97 frames/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
539.97 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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