AMD Radeon RX 570 vs R9 380

AMD Radeon RX 570
AMD Radeon R9 380

General info

Comparison of Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
31.95
 
13.81
Architecture
n/d
 
GCN
Code name
Polaris 20 Ellesmere
 
Tonga Pro
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
n/d
 
reference
Release date
18 April 2017
 
26 June 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$169
 
$199
Price now
$130
 
$265

Technical specs

Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380'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 570 and Radeon R9 380's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
1792
Compute units
n/d
 
28
Core clock speed
1168 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
1244 MHz
 
970 MHz
Transistor count
5,700 million
 
5,000 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
120 Watt
 
190 Watt
Texture fill rate
159.2 GTexel / s
 
108.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
5,095 gflops
 
3,476 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380 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).
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
241 mm
 
221 mm
Form factor
n/d
 
Full Height / Full Length Dual Slot
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
2 x 6-pin
Bridgeless CrossFire
-
 
+

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380: 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
High bandwidth memory (HBM)
n/d
 
-
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
7000 MHz
 
970 MHz
Memory bandwidth
224.0 GB / s
 
182.4 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity
-
 
+
Number of Eyefinity displays
n/d
 
6
HDMI
-
 
+
DisplayPort support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CrossFire
-
 
+
FRTC
-
 
+
FreeSync
+
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
LiquidVR
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
TrueAudio
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
VCE
-
 
+
DDMA audio
n/d
 
+
Eyefinity
n/d
 
+
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
+
 
n/d
HDMI 2.0b
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12.0, Shader 6.4
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
OpenCL
n/d
 
2.0
Vulkan
-
 
+
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

RX 570 28.67 +13.5%
R9 380 25.27

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

RX 570 375145 +23.5%
R9 380 303773

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

RX 570 71096 +40.2%
R9 380 50723

3DMark Fire Strike Score

RX 570 11956 +66%
R9 380 7201

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

RX 570 13827 +68.3%
R9 380 8218

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

RX 570 18967 +55.6%
R9 380 12191

3DMark Vantage Performance

RX 570 45560 +53.3%
R9 380 29722

Passmark

RX 570 6897 +12%
R9 380 6157

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
404 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred)
n/d
 
0.66 Gh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
18 Mh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight)
n/d
 
0.48 kh/s
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
n/d
 
168.45 Sol/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 570

13.5% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (18 April 2017 vs 26 June 2015)
Cheaper ($169 vs $199)
More pipelines (2048 vs 1792)
Higher memory bandwidth (224 vs 182.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (120 vs 190 watts)
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
HDMI 2.0b
AMD FreeSync

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 380

Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
CrossFire
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
HD3D
TrueAudio
FreeSync
DirectX® 12
OpenGL® 4.5
Vulkan™
OpenCL™ 2.0
CrossFireBridgeless
EyefinitySupport
HDMI
DisplayPortMenu
CrossfireX
FRTC
HD3DMenu
LiquidVR
PowerTuneMenu
TrueAudioMenu
ZeroCoreMenu
VCEMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
MantleMenu

So, RX 570 or R9 380?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 570.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 570 and Radeon R9 380, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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