AMD Radeon HD 7990 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
Comparison of Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 7990 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 Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670'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)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
2x 128.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
102.5 billion / sec
2x 4,096 gflops
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 7990 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).
PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
9.5" (24.1 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7990 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.
Maximum RAM amount
2x 3 GB
Memory bus width
2x 384 Bit
Memory clock speed
2x 288.0 GB / s
192.2 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670.
1x DVI, 4x mini-DisplayPort
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI, One DisplayPort
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD 7990 19.76 +3.8%
GTX 670 19.04
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
HD 7990 15540 +122%
GTX 670 7000
HD 7990 5563 +3.7%
GTX 670 5362
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
459 Mh/s +373.2%
97 Mh/s −373.2%
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
44 Mh/s +238.5%
13 Mh/s −238.5%
Let's see how good Radeon HD 7990 and GeForce GTX 670 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7990
3.8% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (24 April 2013 vs 10 May 2012)
Wider memory bus (384 vs 256 bit)
More pipelines (2048 vs 1344)
Higher memory bandwidth (288 vs 192.2 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
Cheaper ($399 vs $999)
Less power hungry (170 vs 375 watts)
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)
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)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision Surround
So, HD 7990 or GTX 670?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 7990 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670. The differences in performance seem too small.
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