AMD Radeon RX 570 vs RX 470
Comparison of Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470'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 RX 470'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470 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).
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470: 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
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470. 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.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
DisplayPort 1.3 HBR / 1.4 HDR Ready
APIs supported by Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
RX 570 32.14
RX 470 36.47 +13.5%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
RX 570 375145
RX 470 380689 +1.5%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
RX 570 71096 +3.8%
RX 470 68475
3DMark Fire Strike Score
RX 570 11956 +25.8%
RX 470 9507
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
RX 570 13827 +16.3%
RX 470 11885
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
RX 570 18967 +7.6%
RX 470 17625
RX 570 6967
RX 470 7907 +13.5%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash)
Let's see how good Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 570
Somewhat newer (18 April 2017 vs 4 August 2016)
Cheaper ($169 vs $179)
Higher memory bandwidth (224 vs 211.2 GB/s)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 470
13.5% faster in synthetic tests
So, RX 570 or RX 470?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX 470.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon RX 570 and Radeon RX 470, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.