GeForce GT 1030 DDR4 vs Radeon HD 4870 X2

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
Memory: 2048Mb DDR4DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Mar 2018
GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
Radeon HD 4870 X2
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Aug 2008
Radeon HD 4870 X2


Reasons to consider GeForce GT 1030 DDR4

266 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 4870 X2 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 4870 X2

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4Radeon HD 4870 X2
GPU NameGP108 (GP108-310-A1)vsR700 (R700 XT)
Fab Process14 nmvs55 nm
Die Size74 mm²vs256 mm²
Transistors1,800 millionvs956 million
Compute Units3vs10
Core clock1152 MHzvs700 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4Radeon HD 4870 X2
Memory TypeDDR4vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs256 bit x2
Memory Speed1050 MHz
2100 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
3600 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4Radeon HD 4870 X2
TDP20 wattsvs286 watts
Release Date12 Mar 2018vs12 Aug 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    22.06 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2
    22.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    33.10 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2
    56.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    16.80 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2
    230.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    1059.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 4870 X2
    2240.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better