GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R5 M330 vs 7870 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

6.5

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon HD 7870 

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 M330

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 M330

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Much lower TDP 18W vs 175W 9.7x lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 7870

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AMD Radeon HD 7870

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Much better 3DMark06 score 23,230 vs 1,659 More than 14x better 3DMark06 score
Significantly better PassMark score 4,339 vs 582 Around 7.5x better PassMark score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 4,800 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 2.8x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s Around 10.8x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,560 GFLOPS vs 659.2 GFLOPS Around 4x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 32 GPixel/s vs 8.24 GPixel/s Around 4x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 80 GTexel/s vs 20.6 GTexel/s Around 4x higher texture rate
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
More shading units 1,280 vs 320 960 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 20 60 more texture mapping units
More compute units 20 vs 5 15 more compute units
Better particle simulation score 292.57 mInteraction/s vs -1 mInteraction/s More than 29350% better particle simulation score
Higher battlefield 4 framerate 43 vs 6.4 Around 6.8x higher battlefield 4 framerate
Higher memory clock speed 1,200 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R5 M330 vs HD 7870

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
72.41 mHash/s
Radeon HD 7870
294.21 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
-1 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 7870
55.45 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
138.35 frames/s
Radeon HD 7870
1,221.5 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
-1 mInteraction/s
Radeon HD 7870
292.57 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
-1 frames/s
Radeon HD 7870
5.9 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
3,362.16
Radeon HD 7870
3,352.76

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 M330
3,428.74
Radeon HD 7870
3,714.8

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