AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
35.20
 
n/d
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Kepler
Code name
Ellesmere
 
N14E-GTX
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
4 August 2016
 
30 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$549.99
 
n/d
Price now
$320
 
n/d

Technical specs

Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M 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 RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
3072
Core clock speed
926 MHz
 
823 MHz
Boost Clock
1074 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
7080 Million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
85 Watt
 
200 Watt
Texture fill rate
137.5 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
4,399 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M 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
MXM-B (3.0)
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
2x 4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
5000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
224.0 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
-
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
n/d
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
 
11
OpenGL
4.6
 
n/d

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 470 Mobile 33.82
GTX 780M SLI 37.58 +11.1%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 470 Mobile 8961 +11.9%
GTX 780M SLI 8009

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 470 Mobile 10715 +6.2%
GTX 780M SLI 10091

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 470 Mobile and GeForce GTX 780M SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 470 Mobile

Much newer (4 August 2016 vs 30 May 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (85 vs 200 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0b
AMD FreeSync
FreeSync

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI

11.1% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (3072 vs 2048)

So, RX 470 Mobile or GTX 780M SLI?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M SLI.
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