Radeon RX 470D vs PlayStation 4 GPU

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

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Architecture
GCN 4.0
 
GCN 2.0
GPU code name
Ellesmere
 
Liverpool
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Launch date
21 October 2016 (4 years ago)
 
24 November 2013 (7 years ago)
Price now
$370
 
$39

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
1792
 
1152
Core clock speed
926 MHz
 
800 MHz
Boost clock speed
1206 MHz
 
no data
Number of transistors
5,700 million
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
120 Watt
 
75 Watt
Texture fill rate
135.1
 
57.60
Floating-point performance
4,322 gflops
 
1,843 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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
 
IGP
Length
241 mm
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
6600 MHz
 
5500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
211.2 GB/s
 
176.0 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
No outputs
HDMI
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
11.1*
Shader Model
6.4
 
5.1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.1

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 470D

Much newer (21 October 2016 vs 24 November 2013)

More pipelines (1792 vs 1152)

Higher memory bandwidth (211.2 vs 176 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of AMD PlayStation 4 GPU

Cheaper ($39 vs $370)

Lower power consumption (75W vs 120W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon RX 470D and AMD PlayStation 4 GPU. We've got no test results to judge.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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