GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7790 vs 560 Ti


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

crysis: warhead (2013) and battlefield 3 (2013)


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance

PassMark, 3DMark Vantage Texture Fill, 3DMark 11 Graphics and 2 more

Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

Civilization 5 Texture Decomposition (2013), PassMark Direct Compute and 1 more

Noise and Power

How loud and hot does the card run idle and under load

TDP, Idle Noise Level, Load Noise Level, Idle Power Consumption and 1 more

GPUBoss Score

Gaming, Benchmarks, Compute Performance and Noise and Power

AMD Radeon HD 7790 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon HD 7790  based on its compute performance and noise and power.

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AMD Radeon HD 7790

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Front view of Radeon HD 7790

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7790

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7790

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Higher effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz vs 4,200 MHz Around 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 950 MHz More than 5% higher clock speed
More energy-efficient load power consumption 249W vs 322W Around 25% more energy-efficient load power consumption
Quieter idle noise level 37.5 dB vs 40 dB More than 5% quieter idle noise level
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,500 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 45% higher memory clock speed
Quieter load noise level 37.8 dB vs 41.2 dB Around 10% quieter load noise level
More shading units 896 vs 384 512 more shading units
Slightly more energy-efficient idle power consumption 110W vs 113W Around 5% more energy-efficient idle power consumption
Slightly better particle simulation score 323.17 mInteraction/s vs 214.68 mInteraction/s More than 50% better particle simulation score
Slightly better civilization 5 texture decomposition (2013) score 242.1 vs 225.5 More than 5% better civilization 5 texture decomposition (2013) score
Lower TDP 85W vs 170W 2x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 560 Ti

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Higher memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s vs 96 GB/s More than 40% higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7790 vs GeForce GTX 560 Ti

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark Vantage (Texture Fill) Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX performance

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining)

Radeon HD 7790
217.92 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
93.01 mHash/s

GFXBench 3.0 (T-Rex)

GFXBench 3.0 (Manhattan)

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon HD 7790  vs GeForce GTX 560 Ti 

The card features a custom-design dual-fan cooler and offers factory-overclocked speeds of 1075 MHz core and 6.40 GHz memory for a premium of just $10 over AMD's suggested reference design retail price of $149.
Radeon HD 7790


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