GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 270X 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

6.7

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 270X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 270X

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Higher memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s vs 112.1 GB/s Around 60% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly better floating-point performance 2,688 GFLOPS vs 1,862 GFLOPS Around 45% better floating-point performance
Better video composition score 75.59 frames/s vs 32.65 frames/s More than 2.2x better video composition score
More shading units 1,280 vs 640 Twice as many shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 40 Twice as many texture mapping units
Slightly higher texture rate 84 GTexel/s vs 58.2 GTexel/s Around 45% higher texture rate
Better fire strike factor score 51.83 vs 41.35 More than 25% better fire strike factor score
Slightly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 5,600 MHz More than 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,455 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 40% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 46.56 GPixel/s vs 33.6 GPixel/s Around 40% higher pixel rate
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,863 vs 1,062 Around 2.8x better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 1,400 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 75W vs 180W 2.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 270X vs GeForce GTX 1050

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
251.26 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050
269.01 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
48.58 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050
81.63 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
1,000.39 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
770.55 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
3,353.98
GeForce GTX 1050
3,357.16

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
3,713.26
GeForce GTX 1050
3,710.62

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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