AMD Radeon R9 M470 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M
Comparison of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
48 GTexel / s
63.76 GTexel / s
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.
PCI Express 3.0, PCI Express 2.0
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Standard memory configuration
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
96 GB / s
96.0 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M.
eDP 1.2 signal support
Up to 3840x2160
LVDS signal support
Up to 1920x1200
VGA аnalog display support
Up to 2048x1536
DisplayPort Multimode (DP++) support
Up to 3840x2160
HDCP content protection
7.1 channel HD audio on HDMI
TrueHD and DTS-HD audio bitstreaming
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
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p video decoder
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
APIs supported by Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 FL11_1, Shader 5.0
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
R9 M470 2435
GTX 770M 2603 +6.9%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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)
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)
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)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
3D Vision Surround
So, R9 M470 or GTX 770M?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770M.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon R9 M470 and GeForce GTX 770M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.