GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 260X vs R7 370 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

6.8

Overall Score

Winner
MSI Radeon R7 370 

GPUBoss recommends the MSI Radeon R7 370  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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Front view of Radeon R7 370

MSI Radeon R7 370

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 260X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Higher effective memory clock speed 6,500 MHz vs 5,700 MHz Around 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,020 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 1,625 MHz vs 1,425 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed
Front view of Radeon R7 370

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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 31,752 vs 11,820 Around 2.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much better 3DMark vantage graphics score 25,898 vs 6,931 Around 3.8x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly better 3DMark06 score 8,430 vs 1,903 Around 4.5x better 3DMark06 score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 182.4 GB/s vs 104 GB/s More than 75% higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 4,648 vs 3,128 Around 50% better PassMark score
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher pixel rate 34.2 GPixel/s vs 17.6 GPixel/s Around 95% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly higher metro: last light framerate 37.6 vs 6.9 Around 5.5x higher metro: last light framerate
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Higher crysis 3 framerate 26.3 fps vs 15.4 fps More than 70% higher crysis 3 framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,657 vs 1,681 Around 60% better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 260X vs Radeon R7 370

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
222.35 mHash/s
Radeon R7 370
247.3 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
43.73 mPixels/s
Radeon R7 370
49.98 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
3,357.58
Radeon R7 370
3,357.04

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
3,715.1
Radeon R7 370
3,715.28

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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