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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 370X

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AMD Radeon R9 370X

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon R9 370X vs the GeForce GTX 1070.

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Generic GeForce GTX 1070

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Much higher clock speed 1,506 MHz vs 980 MHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Much more memory 8,192 MB vs 2,048 MB 4x more memory
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 5,600 MHz Around 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly better floating-point performance 5,783 GFLOPS vs 2,636.8 GFLOPS Around 2.2x better floating-point performance
Much higher pixel rate 96.4 GPixel/s vs 33 GPixel/s Around 3x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 256.3 GB/s vs 179.2 GB/s Around 45% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher texture rate 180.7 GTexel/s vs 82.4 GTexel/s Around 2.2x higher texture rate
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,683 MHz vs 1,030 MHz Around 65% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Much higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,400 MHz Around 45% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 1,920 vs 1,280 640 more shading units
More texture mapping units 120 vs 80 40 more texture mapping units
Lower TDP 150W vs 180W More than 15% lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon R9 370X  vs GeForce GTX 1070 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon R9 370X
179.2 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1070
256.3 GB/s

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

Radeon R9 370X
33 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1070
96.4 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon R9 370X
82.4 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1070
180.7 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R9 370X
2,636.8 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1070
5,783 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

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon R9 370X  vs
GeForce GTX 1070 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Trinidad GP104
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 980 MHz 1,506 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,030 MHz 1,683 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 1.5 GHz 8 GB

raw performance

Shading units 1,280 1,920
Texture mapping units 80 120
Render output processors 32 64
Pixel rate 33 GPixel/s 96.4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 82.4 GTexel/s 180.7 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,636.8 GFLOPS 5,783 GFLOPS


Radeon R9 370X  vs
GeForce GTX 1070 
Memory clock speed 1,400 MHz 2,002 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz 8,008 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 8,192 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s 256.3 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 180W 150W


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