NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 vs AMD Radeon RX 460

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
AMD Radeon RX 460

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
 
GCN 4.0
Code name
GF110
 
Baffin
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
7 December 2010
 
8 August 2016
Launch price (MSRP)
$349
 
$86
Price now
$100
 
$75

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460'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 570 and Radeon RX 460's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
480
 
896
CUDA cores
480
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1464 MHz
 
1090 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
1200 MHz
Transistor count
3,000 million
 
3,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
219 Watt
 
75 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
97 °C
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
43.9 billion / sec
 
67.2 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,405.4 gflops
 
2,150 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460 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
PCI-E 2.0 x 16
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Length
10.5" (267 mm) (26.7 cm)
 
170 mm
Height
4.376" (111 mm) (11.1 cm)
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
Two 6-pin
 
None
SLI options
3-way
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460: 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
1280 MB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
320 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1900 MHz (3800 data rate)
 
7000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
152.0 GB / s
 
112.0 GB / s
Shared memory
n/d
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
Mini HDMITwo Dual Link DVI
 
n/d
Multi monitor support
+
 
n/d
HDMI
+
 
-
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
n/d
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d
Surround
+
 
n/d
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
n/d
 
+
DSR
+
 
n/d
HDMI 2.0
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.2
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 570 22.51
RX 460 22.51

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 570 4390
RX 460 5701 +29.9%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 570 5033
RX 460 8597 +70.8%

Passmark

GTX 570 4416 +1.9%
RX 460 4332

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0.9%
 
4502 −0.9%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0.9%
 
4502 −0.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
133 Mh/s −80.5%
 
240 Mh/s +80.5%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
13 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 570 and Radeon RX 460 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570

Wider memory bus (320 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (152 vs 112 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D Vision
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Surround
DSR
DirectX 12
HDMI

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 460

Much newer (8 August 2016 vs 7 December 2010)
Cheaper ($86 vs $349)
More pipelines (896 vs 480)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 219 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

So, GTX 570 or RX 460?

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