AMD Radeon R9 M470 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M SLI

AMD Radeon R9 M470
NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M SLI

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 2
 
Kepler
Code name
Saturn
 
N14P-GT
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
14 May 2016
 
1 April 2013

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI'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 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
768
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
967 MHz
Transistor count
2,080 million
 
1300 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Texture fill rate
48 GTexel / s
 
no data
Floating-point performance
1,536 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI 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.
Laptop size
large
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI: 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
 
DDR3, GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
2x 2 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
2x 128 Bit
Memory clock speed
6000 MHz
 
2000 - 5000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
96 GB / s
 
no data
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
no data
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
DirectCompute 5.0
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 FL11_1, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M470 7.89
GT 750M SLI 10.00 +26.7%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 M470 24365 +3.7%
GT 750M SLI 23491

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 M470 3415 +8.7%
GT 750M SLI 3143

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 M470 3655
GT 750M SLI 3703 +1.3%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GT 750M SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M470

Much newer (14 May 2016 vs 1 April 2013)
DirectCompute 5.0
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M SLI

26.7% faster in synthetic tests
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde
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)
3D
3DTV

So, R9 M470 or GT 750M SLI?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M SLI.
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