GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 270X vs 560 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

7.5

Overall Score

Winner
EVGA GeForce GTX 560 

GPUBoss recommends the EVGA GeForce GTX 560  based on its noise and power.

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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 clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz vs 4,160 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 2,560 GFLOPS vs 1,210 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Higher pixel rate 32 GPixel/s vs 12.6 GPixel/s More than 2.5x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 80 GTexel/s vs 50.4 GTexel/s Around 60% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,280 vs 336 944 more shading units
Better cloud gate factor score 19.73 vs 16.52 Around 20% better cloud gate factor score
Higher memory clock speed 1,400 MHz vs 1,040 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Slightly more texture mapping units 80 vs 56 24 more texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce GTX 560

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EVGA GeForce GTX 560

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Lower TDP 150W vs 180W More than 15% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 270X vs GeForce GTX 560

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Reviews Word on the street

Radeon R9 270X  vs GeForce GTX 560 

9.0
9.3
It offers decent performance for up to, including, 1680x1050 gaming, comes with improved performance and overclocking potential when compared to GeForce GTX 460 and features improved performance per Watt.
GeForce GTX 560

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