GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8470 vs 730 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

6.2

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GT 730 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 730  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 8470

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 8470

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon HD 8470 vs the Nvidia GeForce GT 730.

Front view of GeForce GT 730

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Nvidia GeForce GT 730

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Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 3,200 MHz More than 55% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 902 MHz vs 775 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Slightly better PassMark score 922 vs 348 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 55% higher memory clock speed
Slightly higher memory bandwidth 40.1 GB/s vs 25.6 GB/s More than 55% higher memory bandwidth
More shading units 384 vs 160 224 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 640 vs 206 More than 3x better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 8470 vs GeForce GT 730

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8470
23.95 mHash/s
GeForce GT 730
36.92 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8470
2.34 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 730
10.87 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8470
121.22 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
198.18 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8470
41.6 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 730
111.43 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8470
0.27 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
0.9 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8470
6.14 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
14.08 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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