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Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC

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MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
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Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC vs MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z
Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Why is Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC better than MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z?

  • 60W lower TDP
    190Wvs250W
  • 13°C lower load GPU temperature
    71°Cvs84°C
  • 47mm narrower
    273mmvs320mm
  • 14dB lower load noise level
    41.4dBvs55.4dB
  • 3°C lower idle GPU temperature
    30°Cvs33°C
  • Has Double Precision Floating Point (DPFP)
  • 6W lower power consumption when idle
    76Wvs82W
  • 4.3dB lower idle noise level
    36.4dBvs40.7dB

Why is MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z better than Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC?

  • 552MHz faster GPU clock speed
    1582MHzvs1030MHz
  • 7.93TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
    12.15TFLOPSvs4.219TFLOPS
  • 116.2GPixel/s higher pixel rate
    149.2GPixel/svs33GPixel/s
  • 5420MHz higher effective memory clock speed
    11120MHzvs5700MHz
  • 306.9GB/s more memory bandwidth
    489.3GB/svs182.4GB/s
  • 1536 more shading units
    3584vs2048
  • 247.9GTexels/s higher texture rate
    379.7GTexels/svs131.8GTexels/s
  • 7GB more RAM memory
    11GBvs4GB

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General info

1.thermal design power (TDP)

190W

250W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

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AMD Radeon HD 6450

18W

2.number of transistors

5000 million

12000 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

Best

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136000 million

3.semiconductor size

28nm

16nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Radeon RX 570

1nm

4.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan

3

5.width

273mm

320mm

Best

MSI Radeon RX 560 Aero ITX OC 2GB

115mm

6.height

140mm

140mm

Best

Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

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Performance

1.pixel rate

33GPixel/s

149.2GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

208.4GPixel/s

2.GPU clock speed

1030MHz

1582MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1784MHz

3.GPU memory speed

1425MHz

1390MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

Best

Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition

5505MHz

4.texture rate

131.8GTexels/s

379.7GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

521GTexels/s

5.floating-point performance

4.22TFLOPS

12.15TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Nvidia Titan V

110TFLOPS

6.texture mapping units (TMUs)

128

224

TMUs take textures and map them to the geometry of a 3D scene. More TMUs will typically mean that texture information is processed faster.

Best

XFX Radeon Pro Duo

512

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Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

182.4GB/s

489.3GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 570 Gaming OC

2242GB/s

2.effective memory speed

5700MHz

11120MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other applications.

Best

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti AMP Extreme

14400MHz

3.memory bus width

256bit

352bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

Best

Sapphire Radeon Pro Duo

8192bit

4.RAM

4GB

11GB

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

32.77GB

5.version of GDDR memory

5

5

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

Best

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti Twin Fan

6

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Ports

1.has a HDMI output
Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000

4

3.DVI outputs

2

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

Best

HIS Radeon RX 470 IceQ X2 Turbo

10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

0

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

Best

AMD FirePro W9000

6

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Features

1.OpenGL version

4.5

4.5

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Asus Cerberus GTX 1070 Ti Advanced

12

2.DirectX version

12

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Colorful GeForce iGame RTX 2080 Ti Advanced OC

12.1

3.OpenCL version

2.1

1.2

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

Best

XFX Radeon RX 550 Slim Single Slot 4GB

4.5

4.Supports 4K resolution
Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

6.Supports 3D
Asus Strix Radeon R9 380X DirectCU II OC
MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Allows you to view in 3D (if you have a 3D display and glasses).

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Benchmarks

1.load GPU temperature

71°C

84°C

A lower load temperature means that the card produces less heat and its cooling system performs better.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0°C

2.load noise level

41.4dB

55.4dB

The level of noise when under a heavy workload.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0dB

3.idle GPU temperature

30°C

33°C

A lower idle temperature means that the card produces less heat and its cooling system performs better.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0°C

4.power consumption while idle

76W

82W

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0W

5.idle noise level

36.4dB

40.7dB

The level of noise when it is not in use.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0dB

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