AMD Radeon R9 390 X2 vs NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300

AMD Radeon R9 390 X2
NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
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Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
Rankine
Code name
Grenada
 
NV37
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
3 September 2015
 
17 February 2004
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,399
 
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Price now
$520
 
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Technical specs

Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2560
 
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Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
250 MHz
Transistor count
6,200 million
 
45 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
150 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
580 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
160.0
 
1.000
Floating-point performance
2x 5,120 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
4x 8-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300: 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
 
DDR
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
128 MB
Memory bus width
512 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
5400 MHz
 
400 MHz
Memory bandwidth
345.6 GB/s
 
6.4 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
9.0a
OpenGL
4.6
 
1.5 (2.1)

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 390 X2 and GeForce PCX 5300. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
57 Mh/s
 
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Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Much newer (3 September 2015 vs 17 February 2004)
Wider memory bus (512 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (345.6 vs 6.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 150 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300 over AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

So, R9 390 X2 or PCX 5300?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 390 X2 and NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300. We've got no test results to judge.
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