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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Better floating-point performance 4,506 GFLOPS vs 3,213 GFLOPS More than 40% better floating-point performance
Significantly more shading units 2,816 vs 1,536 1280 more shading units
More texture mapping units 176 vs 128 48 more texture mapping units
More render output processors 44 vs 32 12 more render output processors
Wider memory bus 512 bit vs 256 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 770

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 770

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Higher clock speed 1,046 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 40% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 1,250 MHz More than 40% higher memory clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 1,085 MHz vs 1,000 MHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly lower TDP 230W vs 250W Around 10% lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4  vs GeForce GTX 770 

effective memory clock speed Frequency at which memory can be read from and written to

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTX 770
33.5 GPixel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 770
3,213 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4  vs
GeForce GTX 770 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Hawaii GK104
Clock speed 800 MHz 1,046 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,085 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 2,816 1,536
Texture mapping units 176 128
Render output processors 44 32
Pixel rate 35.2 GPixel/s 33.5 GPixel/s
Floating-point performance 4,506 GFLOPS 3,213 GFLOPS


Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4  vs
GeForce GTX 770 
Memory clock speed 1,250 MHz 1,753 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz 7,012 MHz
Memory bus 512 bit 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5

noise and power

TDP 250W 230W


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