GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 295X2 vs 1080 among Desktop GPUs over $400

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

8.1

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080  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
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Is dual GPU Yes vs No About half of graphics cards are dual GPU
Significantly better floating-point performance 11,466 GFLOPS vs 8,228 GFLOPS Around 40% better floating-point performance
Many more shading units 5,632 vs 2,560 3072 more shading units
Many more texture mapping units 352 vs 160 192 more texture mapping units
Many more render output processors 128 vs 64 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly higher texture rate 358.4 GTexel/s vs 257.1 GTexel/s Around 40% higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 130.4 GPixel/s vs 102.8 GPixel/s More than 25% higher pixel rate
Better video composition score 79.34 frames/s vs 29.28 frames/s Around 2.8x better video composition score
Wider memory bus 1,024 bit vs 256 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1080

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

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Much higher clock speed 1,607 MHz vs 1,018 MHz Around 60% higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 11,989 vs 7,446 More than 60% better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 10,008 MHz vs 5,000 MHz More than 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Much better PassMark direct compute score 8,107 vs 3,452 More than 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Much lower TDP 180W vs 500W 2.8x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 295X2 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
614.07 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1080
680.6 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
116.41 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1080
146.58 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
1,997.66 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1080
1,721.2 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
651.4 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1080
1,417.77 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 295X2
10.68 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1080
13.47 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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