GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of RX 570 vs 7870 among all 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

Noise and Power

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

7.2

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon RX 570 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon RX 570  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon RX 570

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Front view of Radeon RX 570

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon RX 570

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon RX 570

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Better PassMark score 7,223 vs 4,339 More than 65% better PassMark score
Higher clock speed 1,168 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 4,800 MHz More than 45% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 5,095 GFLOPS vs 2,560 GFLOPS Around 2x better floating-point performance
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory bandwidth 224 GB/s vs 153.6 GB/s More than 45% higher memory bandwidth
Higher texture rate 159.2 GTexel/s vs 80 GTexel/s Around 2x higher texture rate
Significantly better face detection score 110.82 mPixels/s vs 55.45 mPixels/s Around 2x better face detection score
More shading units 2,048 vs 1,280 768 more shading units
More texture mapping units 128 vs 80 48 more texture mapping units
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,200 MHz More than 45% higher memory clock speed
Better sky diver factor score 387.27 vs 324.89 Around 20% better sky diver factor score
Slightly higher pixel rate 39.81 GPixel/s vs 32 GPixel/s Around 25% higher pixel rate
More compute units 32 vs 20 12 more compute units
Better PassMark direct compute score 3,127 vs 2,360 Around 35% better PassMark direct compute score
Lower TDP 120W vs 175W More than 30% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 7870

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 7870

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Radeon HD 7870 vs the Radeon RX 570.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon RX 570 vs HD 7870

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 570
634.9 mHash/s
Radeon HD 7870
294.21 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 570
110.82 mPixels/s
Radeon HD 7870
55.45 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 570
1,339.53 frames/s
Radeon HD 7870
1,221.5 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 570
3,352.16
Radeon HD 7870
3,352.76

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon RX 570
3,711.04
Radeon HD 7870
3,714.8

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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