AMD Radeon R9 M470 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M

AMD Radeon R9 M470
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
16.55
Architecture
GCN 2
 
Kepler
Code name
Saturn
 
N14E-GS
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
14 May 2016
 
30 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$189.99
Price now
no data
 
$138

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M'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 GTX 770M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
768
 
960
CUDA cores
no data
 
960
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
811 MHz
Transistor count
2,080 million
 
3540 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
50-55 Watt
Texture fill rate
48 GTexel / s
 
63.76 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,536 gflops
 
1,530 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M 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
Bus support
no data
 
PCI Express 3.0, PCI Express 2.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
MXM-B (3.0)
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None
SLI options
-
 
+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
3 GB
Standard memory configuration
no data
 
GDDR5
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
6000 MHz
 
2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
96 GB / s
 
96.0 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
eDP 1.2 signal support
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Up to 3840x2160
LVDS signal support
no data
 
Up to 1920x1200
VGA аnalog display support
no data
 
Up to 2048x1536
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
no data
 
Up to 3840x2160
HDMI
-
 
+
HDCP content protection
-
 
+
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
-
 
+
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Blu-Ray 3D Support
-
 
+
3D Vision
-
 
+
GPU Boost
no data
 
+
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
SLI
no data
 
+
FXAA
no data
 
+
TXAA
no data
 
+
Direct Compute
no data
 
+
DirectCompute 5.0
+
 
no data
Verde Drivers
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 FL11_1, Shader 5.0
 
12 API
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
OpenCL
no data
 
1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M470 7.12
GTX 770M 8.54 +19.9%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 M470 24365 +3.6%
GTX 770M 23513

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 M470 3415 +9.1%
GTX 770M 3131

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 M470 3655 +9.2%
GTX 770M 3347

Passmark

R9 M470 2435
GTX 770M 2603 +6.9%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
55 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M470

Much newer (14 May 2016 vs 30 May 2013)
DirectCompute 5.0

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M

19.9% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (960 vs 768)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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 Vision
3DTV Play
GeForce Experence
TXAA
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
FXAA
Direct Compute
SLIOptions
HDMI
HDCPContentProtection
71ChannelHDAudioOnHDMI
TrueHDAndDTSHDAudioBitstreaming
BluRay3DSupport
3D Vision Surround
H264VC1MPEG21080pVideoDecoder
Optimus Support

So, R9 M470 or GTX 770M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M.
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