GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7870 vs 750 Ti among Desktop GPUs


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Performance per Watt

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


Overall Score

AMD Radeon HD 7870 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon HD 7870  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon HD 7870

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 7870

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7870

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Much better 3DMark06 score 23,230 vs 5,378 More than 4.2x better 3DMark06 score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 86.4 GB/s Around 80% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly better PassMark score 4,339 vs 3,699 More than 15% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 23,592 vs 20,401 More than 15% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better floating-point performance 2,560 GFLOPS vs 1,728 GFLOPS Around 50% better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 32 GPixel/s vs 16.32 GPixel/s More than 95% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
More shading units 1,280 vs 640 Twice as many shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 40 Twice as many texture mapping units
Better fire strike factor score 50.19 vs 33.8 Around 50% better fire strike factor score
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Higher crysis 3 framerate 25.8 fps vs 20.4 fps More than 25% higher crysis 3 framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,360 vs 1,830 Around 30% better PassMark direct compute score
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Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti

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Higher effective memory clock speed 5,400 MHz vs 4,800 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Better particle simulation score 568.19 mInteraction/s vs 292.57 mInteraction/s Around 95% better particle simulation score
Higher battlefield 3 framerate 50 vs 38.6 Around 30% higher battlefield 3 framerate
Higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,200 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 60W vs 175W 2.9x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 7870 vs GeForce GTX 750 Ti

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7870
294.21 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
182.53 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 7870
55.45 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
56.77 mPixels/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

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The HD 7870 is better than the GTX 750Ti
If anyone is deciding on the 750, please, step on up to the next level. Better yet, step up to a higher level AMD card. Dollar for Dollar, you'll get a top of the line AMD card for a comparative $300 Nvidia card.
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