NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 vs 670

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.16
 
5.44
Architecture
Kepler
 
Kepler
Code name
GK104
 
GK104
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
30 May 2013
 
10 May 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
$399
Price now
$703
 
$475

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670'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 770 and GeForce GTX 670's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
1344
CUDA cores
1536
 
1344
Core clock speed
1046 MHz
 
980 MHz
Boost Clock
1085 MHz
 
980 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
3,540 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
230 Watt
 
170 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
98 °C
 
97 °C
Texture fill rate
134 billion / sec
 
102.5 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
3,333 gflops
 
2,459.5 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670 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 Express 3.0
 
PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
9.5" (24.1 cm)
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Minimum recommended system power
600 Watt
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
One 8-pin and one 6-pin
 
Two 6-pin
SLI options
-
 
3-way

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670: 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
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256-bit GDDR5
Memory clock speed
7012 MHz
 
6.0 GB/s
Memory bandwidth
224.3 GB / s
 
192.2 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Display Connectors
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
 
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
4 displays
HDMI
+
 
+
HDCP
+
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
2048x1536
G-SYNC support
+
 
+
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 
Internal

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
-
 
+
Blu Ray 3D
+
 
-
3D Gaming
+
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
+
PhysX
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
+
3D Vision Live
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
+
SLI
n/d
 
+
FXAA
+
 
+
TXAA
+
 
+
Adaptive VSync
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.2

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 770 21.36 +13.4%
GTX 670 18.84

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

GTX 770 8150 +16.4%
GTX 670 7000

Unigine Heaven 4.0

GTX 770 1078 +12.1%
GTX 670 962

Passmark

GTX 770 6064 +13.1%
GTX 670 5362

Octane Render OctaneBench

GTX 770 57 +16.3%
GTX 670 49

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +0%
 
4541 +0%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
113 Mh/s +16.5%
 
97 Mh/s −16.5%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
3.9 Mh/s −233.3%
 
13 Mh/s +233.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770

13.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (30 May 2013 vs 10 May 2012)
More pipelines (1536 vs 1344)
Higher memory bandwidth (224.3 vs 192.2 GB/s)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
SHIELD-ready
SLI-ready
BluRay3D
NVIDIAPhysXTechnology
3DVisionLive

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670

Less power hungry (170 vs 230 watts)
GPU Boost
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Blu-Ray 3D

So, GTX 770 or 670?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 770 and GeForce GTX 670, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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