AMD Radeon R9 M370X vs HD 7870M
Comparison of Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M'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 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M'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 Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M: 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 Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
R9 M370X 1.66
HD 7870M 1.73 +4.2%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
R9 M370X 3638 +34.6%
HD 7870M 2702
3DMark Vantage Performance
R9 M370X 13155 +0.7%
HD 7870M 13065
R9 M370X 1440
HD 7870M 1507 +4.7%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Radeon R9 M370X and Radeon HD 7870M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M370X
Much newer (19 May 2015 vs 24 April 2012)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7870M
4.2% faster in synthetic tests
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
So, R9 M370X or HD 7870M?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R9 M370X and AMD Radeon HD 7870M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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