AMD Radeon R9 380 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon R9 380 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 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).
Parameters of memory installed: 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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 380 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. 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.
Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon R9 380 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
3DMark Fire Strike Score
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Rendering quality tests
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 380 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Let's see how good Radeon R9 380 and GeForce GTX 1050 Ti are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 380
Cheaper ($361.00 USD vs $542.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (1792 vs 768)
Higher memory bandwidth (182.4 vs 112 GB/s)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (25 October 2016 vs 26 June 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (75 vs 190 watts)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
So, R9 380 or GTX 1050 Ti?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 380 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. The differences in performance seem too small.
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