AMD Radeon RX 470D vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
2.53
Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
Turing
Code name
Ellesmere
 
Turing TU106
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
21 October 2016
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$349
Price now
$370
 
$727

Technical specs

Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060'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 470D and GeForce RTX 2060's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
1792
 
1920
Core clock speed
926 MHz
 
1320 MHz
Boost Clock
1206 MHz
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
160 Watt
Texture fill rate
135.1
 
201.6
Floating-point performance
4,322 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
6600 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
211.2 GB/s
 
336.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
+
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 470D and GeForce RTX 2060, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
12
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 470D

Cheaper ($370.00 USD vs $727.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)
Less power hungry (120 vs 160 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 21 October 2016)
More pipelines (1920 vs 1792)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 211.2 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 14 nm)
DLSS
Raytracing
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, RX 470D or RTX 2060?

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