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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 470D

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AMD Radeon RX 470D

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the RX 470D vs the RX 470.

Front view of Radeon RX 470

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AMD Radeon RX 470

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Slightly better floating-point performance 4,940 GFLOPS vs 4,322 GFLOPS Around 15% better floating-point performance
Slightly higher texture rate 154.4 GTexel/s vs 135.1 GTexel/s Around 15% higher texture rate
Slightly more shading units 2,048 vs 1,792 256 more shading units
Slightly more texture mapping units 128 vs 112 16 more texture mapping units
Slightly more compute units 32 vs 28 4 more compute units

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 470D  vs 470 

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

Radeon RX 470D
211.2 GB/s
Radeon RX 470
211.2 GB/s

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

Radeon RX 470D
38.6 GPixel/s
Radeon RX 470
38.6 GPixel/s

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

Radeon RX 470D
135.1 GTexel/s
Radeon RX 470
154.4 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 470D
4,322 GFLOPS
Radeon RX 470
4,940 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 RX 470D  vs
GPU name Ellesmere Ellesmere
Clock speed 926 MHz 926 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,206 MHz 1,206 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,792 2,048
Texture mapping units 112 128
Render output processors 32 32
Compute units 28 32
Pixel rate 38.6 GPixel/s 38.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 135.1 GTexel/s 154.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 4,322 GFLOPS 4,940 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 470D  vs
Memory clock speed 1,650 MHz 1,650 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,600 MHz 6,600 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 4,096 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 211.2 GB/s 211.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 120W 120W


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