GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 390X vs 1070 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

GeForce GTX 1070 

GPUBoss recommends the GeForce GTX 1070  based on its noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 390X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 390X

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Significantly more shading units 2,816 vs 1,920 896 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 176 vs 120 56 more texture mapping units
Much wider memory bus 512 bit vs 256 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GTX 1070

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Generic GeForce GTX 1070

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,506 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 8,008 MHz vs 6,000 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 96.4 GPixel/s vs 67.2 GPixel/s Around 45% higher pixel rate
Significantly higher memory clock speed 2,002 MHz vs 1,500 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Better fire strike factor score 87.79 vs 72.83 More than 20% better fire strike factor score
Better T-Rex score 12.84 frames/s vs 10.95 frames/s More than 15% better T-Rex score
Higher thief framerate 88.5 vs 72.6 More than 20% higher thief framerate
Significantly lower TDP 150W vs 275W More than 45% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 390X vs GeForce GTX 1070

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 390X
683.57 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1070
826.63 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 390X
114.29 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1070
218.39 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 390X
2,911.86 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1070
2,378.31 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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