GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 470 vs R7 260X 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

7.7

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 470 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 470  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Front view of Radeon RX 470

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 better PassMark score 7,379 vs 3,128 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 211.2 GB/s vs 104 GB/s More than 2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better floating-point performance 4,940 GFLOPS vs 1,971.2 GFLOPS More than 2.5x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher texture rate 154.4 GTexel/s vs 61.6 GTexel/s More than 2.5x higher texture rate
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher pixel rate 38.6 GPixel/s vs 17.6 GPixel/s Around 2.2x higher pixel rate
Significantly more shading units 2,048 vs 896 1152 more shading units
Significantly more texture mapping units 128 vs 56 72 more texture mapping units
Significantly better face detection score 111.59 mPixels/s vs 43.73 mPixels/s More than 2.5x better face detection score
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 48.9 vs 6.8 Around 7.2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Significantly more compute units 32 vs 14 18 more compute units
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Better cloud gate factor score 20.21 vs 16.87 Around 20% better cloud gate factor score
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 3,901 vs 1,681 More than 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of Radeon R7 260X

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AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 926 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 470 vs R7 260X

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
511.36 mHash/s
Radeon R7 260X
222.35 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
111.59 mPixels/s
Radeon R7 260X
43.73 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
3,356.82
Radeon R7 260X
3,357.58

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 470
3,707.56
Radeon R7 260X
3,715.1

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Crysis 3

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