82points

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070

79points

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 vs Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB
82
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79
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Why is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 better than Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB?

  • Supports 3D
  • 24mm shorter
    111mmvs135mm

Why is Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB better than Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070?

  • 0.72TFLOPS higher floating-point performance
    6.5TFLOPSvs5.783TFLOPS
  • 22.5GTexels/s higher texture rate
    203.2GTexels/svs180.7GTexels/s
  • 384 more shading units
    2304vs1920
  • 1 newer version of OpenCL
    2.2vs1.2
  • 12nm smaller semiconductor size
    4nmvs16nm
  • 24 more texture mapping units (TMUs)
    144vs120
  • 7mm narrower
    260mmvs267mm
  • 1 more displays supported
    5vs4

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General info

1.number of transistors

7200 million

5700 million

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

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136000 million

2.thermal design power (TDP)

150W

150W

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.

Best

AMD Radeon HD 6450

18W

3.semiconductor size

16nm

4nm

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.

Best

AMD Radeon VII

4

5.width

267mm

260mm

Best

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115mm

6.height

111mm

135mm

Best

Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

Performance

1.pixel rate

96.4GPixel/s

45.2GPixel/s

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

Best

AMD Radeon VII

230.4GPixel/s

2.texture rate

180.7GTexels/s

203.2GTexels/s

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

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

521GTexels/s

3.floating-point performance

5.78TFLOPS

6.5TFLOPS

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

Best

Nvidia Titan V

110TFLOPS

4.GPU memory speed

2000MHz

2000MHz

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

Best

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5505MHz

5.GPU clock speed

1506MHz

1257MHz

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

Best

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1784MHz

6.shading units

1920

2304

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

Best

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51232

Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

256GB/s

256GB/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.memory bus width

256bit

256bit

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

3.effective memory speed

8000MHz

8000MHz

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

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14400MHz

4.RAM

8GB

8GB

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

6.Supports ECC memory
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

Ports

1.has a HDMI output
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

3

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000

4

3.DVI outputs

1

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

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

1.2

2.2

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
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 580 8GB

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

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