NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2 vs AMD Radeon R9 M375X

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2
AMD Radeon R9 M375X

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
19.98
 
n/d
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GF114
 
Tropo
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
24 September 2011
 
5 May 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$199
 
n/d
Price now
$199.99
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
336
 
640
Compute units
n/d
 
10
Core clock speed
778 MHz
 
925 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
1015 MHz
Transistor count
1,950 million
 
1,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
160 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
43.6 GTexel / s
 
40.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,045.6 gflops
 
1,299 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
210 mm
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
4008 MHz
 
1125 MHz
Memory bandwidth
96.2 GB / s
 
72 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
 
No outputs
Eyefinity
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
OpenCL
n/d
 
Not Listed
Mantle
-
 
+

Video card benchmark performance comparison

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
12.87 +7%
 
12.03 −7%
Passmark
2497 +19.2%
 
2095 −19.2%
Octane Render OctaneBench
22
 
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Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.2%
 
4549 +0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 460 v2 and Radeon R9 M375X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
75 Mh/s
 
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Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2

7% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (96.2 vs 72 GB/s)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M375X

Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 24 September 2011)
More pipelines (640 vs 336)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
FreeSync
HD3D
PowerTune (dynamically increases AMD GPU's voltage and frequency while there's still enough temperature headroom. Similar to NVIDIA GPU Boost)
DualGraphics
ZeroCore
Switchable graphics
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)

So, GTX 460 v2 or R9 M375X?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 v2 and AMD Radeon R9 M375X. The differences in performance seem too small.
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