GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 270X vs 6970M Rebrand 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

Winner
Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 270X

Reasons to consider the
Sapphire Radeon R9 270X

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Higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 192 GB/s vs 64 GB/s 3x higher memory bandwidth
Higher effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz vs 4,000 MHz 50% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 2,944 GFLOPS vs 1,280 GFLOPS More than 2.2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 36.8 GPixel/s vs 12.8 GPixel/s More than 2.8x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 92 GTexel/s vs 32 GTexel/s Around 3x higher texture rate
Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Significantly better video composition score 80.7 frames/s vs 24.46 frames/s More than 3.2x better video composition score
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,500 MHz vs 1,000 MHz 50% higher memory clock speed
More texture mapping units 80 vs 40 Twice as many texture mapping units
More shading units 1,280 vs 800 480 more shading units
More compute units 20 vs 10 Twice as many compute units
Front view of Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand

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AMD Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand

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Significantly lower TDP 75W vs 180W 2.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 270X vs HD 6970M Rebrand

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
251.26 mHash/s
Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand
117.8 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
57.24 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand
10.57 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
1,298.8 frames/s
Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand
785.77 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
340.91 mInteraction/s
Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand
180.17 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
4.36 frames/s
Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand
0.93 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270X
80.7 frames/s
Radeon HD 6970M Rebrand
24.46 frames/s

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