GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 295X2 vs 1070 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

9.8

Overall Score

Winner
GeForce GTX 1070 

GPUBoss recommends the GeForce GTX 1070  based on its benchmarks, compute performance and noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 295X2

Reasons to consider the
XFX Radeon R9 295X2

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Is dual GPU Yes vs No About half of graphics cards are dual GPU
Much better floating-point performance 11,466 GFLOPS vs 5,783 GFLOPS Around 2x better floating-point performance
Much higher texture rate 358.4 GTexel/s vs 180.7 GTexel/s Around 2x higher texture rate
Many more shading units 5,632 vs 1,920 3712 more shading units
Many more texture mapping units 352 vs 120 232 more texture mapping units
Many more render output processors 128 vs 64 Twice as many render output processors
Higher pixel rate 130.4 GPixel/s vs 96.4 GPixel/s More than 35% higher pixel rate
Wider memory bus 1,024 bit vs 256 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1070

Reasons to consider the
Generic GeForce GTX 1070

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,506 MHz vs 1,018 MHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 11,026 vs 7,446 Around 50% better PassMark score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 60% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,250 MHz More than 60% higher memory clock speed
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 6,726 vs 3,452 Around 95% better PassMark direct compute score
Much lower TDP 150W vs 500W 3.3x lower TDP
Better T-Rex score 12.57 frames/s vs 10.68 frames/s Around 20% better T-Rex score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 295X2 vs GeForce GTX 1070

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
614.07 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1070
835.64 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
116.41 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1070
216.86 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
1,997.66 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1070
2,388.9 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
651.4 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1070
1,654.99 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
10.68 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1070
12.57 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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