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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6970M Mac

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6970M Mac

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Higher memory bandwidth 115.2 GB/s vs 64.1 GB/s Around 80% higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Higher pixel rate 21.76 GPixel/s vs 12.75 GPixel/s More than 70% higher pixel rate
Slightly more shading units 960 vs 768 192 more shading units
Front view of GeForce GTX 765M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 765M

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Higher clock speed 797 MHz vs 680 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Higher texture rate 51 GTexel/s vs 32.6 GTexel/s More than 55% higher texture rate
More texture mapping units 64 vs 48 16 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 1,002 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6970M Mac  vs GeForce GTX 765M 

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

Radeon HD 6970M Mac
115.2 GB/s
GeForce GTX 765M
64.1 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 6970M Mac
21.76 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 765M
12.75 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 6970M Mac
32.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 765M
51 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6970M Mac
1,305.6 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 765M
1,224.2 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 6970M Mac  vs
GeForce GTX 765M 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Blackcomb GK106
Market Laptop Laptop
Clock speed 680 MHz 797 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 960 768
Texture mapping units 48 64
Render output processors 32 16
Pixel rate 21.76 GPixel/s 12.75 GPixel/s
Texture rate 32.6 GTexel/s 51 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,305.6 GFLOPS 1,224.2 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 6970M Mac  vs
GeForce GTX 765M 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 1,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 3,600 MHz 4,008 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 115.2 GB/s 64.1 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 75W 75W


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