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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 8760

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 8760

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Significantly lower TDP 80W vs 195W 2.4x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 680

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 680

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Much higher memory bandwidth 192.3 GB/s vs 72 GB/s Around 2.8x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 4,500 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher texture rate 128.8 GTexel/s vs 40 GTexel/s Around 3.2x higher texture rate
Better floating-point performance 3,090.4 GFLOPS vs 1,280 GFLOPS Around 2.5x better floating-point performance
Significantly more texture mapping units 128 vs 40 88 more texture mapping units
Significantly more shading units 1,536 vs 640 896 more shading units
Higher pixel rate 32.2 GPixel/s vs 16 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,125 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 8760  vs GeForce GTX 680 

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

Radeon HD 8760
72 GB/s
GeForce GTX 680
192.3 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 8760
16 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 680
32.2 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 8760
40 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 680
128.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 8760
1,280 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 680
3,090.4 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 8760  vs
GeForce GTX 680 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Cape Verde XT GK104
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,006 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 640 1,536
Texture mapping units 40 128
Render output processors 16 32
Pixel rate 16 GPixel/s 32.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 40 GTexel/s 128.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,280 GFLOPS 3,090.4 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 8760  vs
GeForce GTX 680 
Memory clock speed 1,125 MHz 1,502 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz 6,008 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 72 GB/s 192.3 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 80W 195W

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