GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8870M vs 1050 among all GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


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


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 8870M

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AMD Radeon HD 8870M

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Much higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 725 MHz More than 85% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 4,443 vs 1,639 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 4,500 MHz More than 55% higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,455 MHz vs 775 MHz Around 90% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 46.56 GPixel/s vs 12.4 GPixel/s More than 3.8x higher pixel rate
Much better manhattan score 3,710.62 vs 1,797.75 More than 2x better manhattan score
Higher memory bandwidth 112.1 GB/s vs 72 GB/s More than 55% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better fire strike factor score 41.35 vs 16.52 More than 2.5x better fire strike factor score
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,862 GFLOPS vs 992 GFLOPS Around 90% better floating-point performance
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 1,125 MHz More than 55% higher memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Slightly higher texture rate 58.2 GTexel/s vs 31 GTexel/s Around 90% higher texture rate
Better video composition score 68.85 frames/s vs 38.13 frames/s More than 80% better video composition score
Higher crysis 3 framerate 31.9 vs 10.1 Around 3.2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,863 vs 1,108 More than 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 8870M vs GeForce GTX 1050

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8870M
106.85 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050
215.14 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8870M
24.1 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050
67.49 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8870M
GeForce GTX 1050

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite


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