AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT vs R9 M395 Mac Edition
Comparison of Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
19 November 2012
5 May 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition'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
93.6 GTexel / s
93.41 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition: 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
192.0 GB / s
174.7 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
APIs supported by Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7870 XT and Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT
Higher memory bandwidth (192 vs 174.7 GB/s)
Less power hungry (185 vs 250 watts)
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M395 Mac Edition
Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 19 November 2012)
More pipelines (1792 vs 1536)
So, HD 7870 XT or R9 M395 Mac Edition?
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