NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 vs AMD Radeon E8950

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
AMD Radeon E8950

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
66.67
 
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Architecture
Kepler
 
GCN 3.0
Code name
GK104
 
Amethyst
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
30 May 2013
 
29 September 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$399
 
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Price now
$110
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950'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 Radeon E8950's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1536
 
2048
CUDA cores
1536
 
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Core clock speed
1046 MHz
 
735 MHz
Boost Clock
1085 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
5,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
230 Watt
 
95 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
98 °C
 
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Texture fill rate
134 billion / sec
 
128.0 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
3,333 gflops
 
4,096 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950 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
 
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Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
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Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
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Minimum recommended system power
600 Watt
 
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Supplementary power connectors
One 8-pin and one 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950: 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
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
7012 MHz
 
6000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
224.3 GB / s
 
192.0 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
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Display Connectors
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
 
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Multi monitor support
4 displays
 
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HDMI
+
 
-
HDCP
+
 
-
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
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G-SYNC support
+
 
-
Audio input for HDMI
Internal
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu Ray 3D
+
 
-
3D Gaming
+
 
-
3D Vision
+
 
-
PhysX
+
 
-
GPU Boost
+
 
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3D Vision Live
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
FXAA
+
 
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TXAA
+
 
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Adaptive VSync
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.6

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 770 and Radeon E8950. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
113 Mh/s −188.5%
 
326 Mh/s +188.5%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
3.9 Mh/s
 
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Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770

Higher memory bandwidth (224.3 vs 192 GB/s)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
TXAA
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
SHIELD-ready
3D Vision
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)
Adaptive VSync
FXAA
NVIDIA Surround
SLI-ready
HDMI
HDCP
BluRay3D
3DGaming
3D Vision Surround
NVIDIAPhysXTechnology
3DVisionLive

Advantages of AMD Radeon E8950

Much newer (29 September 2015 vs 30 May 2013)
More pipelines (2048 vs 1536)
Less power hungry (95 vs 230 watts)

So, GTX 770 or E8950?

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