NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti vs AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
Comparison of GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
2 June 2015
17 September 2014
Launch price (MSRP)
GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics'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 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics 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).
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
10.5" (26.7 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Recommended system power (PSU)
Supplementary power connectors
6-pin + 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Dual Link DVI-I, HDMI 2.0, 3x DisplayPort 1.2
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics, sometimes including their particular versions.
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 980 Ti and Radeon R5 Graphics. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Decred / DCR (Decred)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Somewhat newer (2 June 2015 vs 17 September 2014)
More pipelines (2816 vs 256)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 Graphics
Less power hungry (15 vs 250 watts)
So, GTX 980 Ti or R5 Graphics?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti and AMD Radeon R5 Graphics. We've got no test results to judge.
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