GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 470 vs 1080 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

8.3

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 470

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 470

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Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,650 MHz vs 1,251 MHz More than 30% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 120W vs 180W Around 35% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1080

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

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Much higher clock speed 1,607 MHz vs 926 MHz Around 75% higher clock speed
Much better PassMark score 11,994 vs 7,379 Around 65% better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 10,008 MHz vs 6,600 MHz More than 50% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly more memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Significantly better floating-point performance 8,228 GFLOPS vs 4,940 GFLOPS More than 65% better floating-point performance
Much higher pixel rate 102.8 GPixel/s vs 38.6 GPixel/s Around 2.8x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher texture rate 257.1 GTexel/s vs 154.4 GTexel/s More than 65% higher texture rate
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,733 MHz vs 1,206 MHz Around 45% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Much better PassMark direct compute score 8,106 vs 3,901 More than 2x better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly better cloud gate factor score 26.05 vs 20.21 Around 30% better cloud gate factor score
Much higher battlefield 4 framerate 172 vs 77 Around 2.2x higher battlefield 4 framerate
More shading units 2,560 vs 2,048 512 more shading units
More texture mapping units 160 vs 128 32 more texture mapping units
Better face detection score 143.9 mPixels/s vs 111.68 mPixels/s Around 30% better face detection score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 470 vs GeForce GTX 1080

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
510.5 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1080
1,051.33 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
111.68 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1080
143.9 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
3,352.34
GeForce GTX 1080
3,356.04

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
3,712.8
GeForce GTX 1080
3,708.86

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Crysis 3

Comments

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Is this a joke? This isn't the first time I've seen the GTX-1070 "out-perform" the GTX-1080. This is either backwards, and still isn't corrected after more than a year, or they don't know what there talking about. I think the performance metric of these two cards are reversed, and it shows in any comparison between the 1070, the 1080 and any other card. Needs to be fixed, the credibility of this site is taking a hit.
This site is jacked up some times. These 2 cards shouldn't have the same graphics score.
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