NVIDIA TITAN RTX vs AMD Radeon VII

General info

Comparison of TITAN RTX and Radeon VII architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
9.26
 
35.00
Architecture
Turing
 
GCN 5.1
Code name
TU102
 
Vega 20
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
18 December 2018
 
7 February 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$2,499
 
$699
Price now
$2579
 
$618

Technical specs

TITAN RTX and Radeon VII's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of TITAN RTX and Radeon VII's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4608
 
3840
Core clock speed
1350 MHz
 
1400 MHz
Boost Clock
1770 MHz
 
1750 MHz
Transistor count
18,600 million
 
13,230 million
Manufacturing process technology
12 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
280 Watt
 
295 Watt
Texture fill rate
509.8
 
420.0

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on TITAN RTX and Radeon VII 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
267 mm
 
305 mm
Supplementary power connectors
2x 8-pin
 
2x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on TITAN RTX and Radeon VII: 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
GDDR6
 
HBM2
Maximum RAM amount
24 GB
 
16 GB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
4096 Bit
Memory clock speed
14000 MHz
 
2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
672.0 GB/s
 
1024 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on TITAN RTX and Radeon VII. 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 USB Type-C
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported by TITAN RTX and Radeon VII, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 Ultimate (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of TITAN RTX and Radeon VII. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

TITAN RTX 87.08 +10.5%
Radeon VII 78.84

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

TITAN RTX 499870 +19.7%
Radeon VII 417729

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

TITAN RTX 171447 +24.5%
Radeon VII 137677

3DMark Fire Strike Score

TITAN RTX 24042 +17.6%
Radeon VII 20451

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

TITAN RTX 35447 +29%
Radeon VII 27476

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

TITAN RTX 48464 +27.9%
Radeon VII 37881

3DMark Vantage Performance

TITAN RTX 71673 +15.4%
Radeon VII 62128

Passmark

TITAN RTX 18858 +10.4%
Radeon VII 17075

Gaming performance

Let's see how good TITAN RTX and Radeon VII are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA TITAN RTX

10.5% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (4608 vs 3840)
Less power hungry (280 vs 295 watts)

Advantages of AMD Radeon VII

Somewhat newer (7 February 2019 vs 18 December 2018)
Cheaper ($699 vs $2499)
Wider memory bus (4096 vs 384 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (1024 vs 672 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 12 nm)

So, TITAN RTX or VII?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA TITAN RTX.
Should you still have questions on choice between TITAN RTX and Radeon VII, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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