GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8870M vs 1050 among all 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

Noise and Power

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

7

Overall Score

Winner
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

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 8870M

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon HD 8870M vs the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050.

Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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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
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 4,500 MHz More than 55% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 46.56 GPixel/s vs 12.4 GPixel/s More than 3.8x higher pixel rate
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,455 MHz vs 775 MHz Around 90% higher turbo clock speed
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
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
Higher texture rate 58.2 GTexel/s vs 31 GTexel/s Around 90% higher texture rate
Significantly higher crysis 3 framerate 31.9 vs 10.1 Around 3.2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 2,863 vs 1,108 More than 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Better bitcoin mining score 215.14 mHash/s vs 106.85 mHash/s More than 2x better bitcoin mining 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

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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