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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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Higher clock speed 1,168 MHz vs 980 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Better floating-point performance 5,095 GFLOPS vs 2,636.8 GFLOPS Around 95% better floating-point performance
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 5,600 MHz 25% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 159.2 GTexel/s vs 82.4 GTexel/s Around 95% higher texture rate
Higher memory bandwidth 224 GB/s vs 179.2 GB/s More than 25% higher memory bandwidth
Higher turbo clock speed 1,244 MHz vs 1,030 MHz More than 20% higher turbo clock speed
More shading units 2,048 vs 1,280 768 more shading units
More texture mapping units 128 vs 80 48 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,400 MHz 25% higher memory clock speed
More compute units 32 vs 24 8 more compute units
Lower TDP 120W vs 180W Around 35% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon R9 370X

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AMD Radeon R9 370X

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the R9 370X vs the RX 570.

Features Key features of the Radeon RX 570  vs R9 370X 

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

Radeon RX 570
224 GB/s
Radeon R9 370X
179.2 GB/s

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

Radeon RX 570
39.81 GPixel/s
Radeon R9 370X
33 GPixel/s

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

Radeon RX 570
159.2 GTexel/s
Radeon R9 370X
82.4 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon RX 570
5,095 GFLOPS
Radeon R9 370X
2,636.8 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 570  vs
R9 370X 
GPU name Polaris 20 Trinidad
Clock speed 1,168 MHz 980 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,244 MHz 1,030 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 2,048 1,280
Texture mapping units 128 80
Render output processors 32 32
Compute units 32 24
Pixel rate 39.81 GPixel/s 33 GPixel/s
Texture rate 159.2 GTexel/s 82.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 5,095 GFLOPS 2,636.8 GFLOPS


Radeon RX 570  vs
R9 370X 
Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz 1,400 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz 5,600 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 224 GB/s 179.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 120W 180W


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