GeForce GT 1030 vs Radeon HD 8470 OEM

GeForce GT 1030
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2017
GeForce GT 1030
Radeon HD 8470 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2013
Radeon HD 8470 OEM


Reasons to consider GeForce GT 1030

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
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 8470 OEM

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 1030

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 1030

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce GT 1030Radeon HD 8470 OEM
GPU NameGP108 (GP108-300-A1)vsCaicos (Caicos XT)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size74 mm²vs67 mm²
Transistors1,800 millionvs370 million
Compute Units3vs2
Core clock1228 MHzvs775 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030Radeon HD 8470 OEM
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
vs800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030Radeon HD 8470 OEM
TDP30 wattsvs35 watts
Release Date17 May 2017vs8 Jan 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030
    23.49 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 8470 OEM
    3.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030
    35.23 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 8470 OEM
    6.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 1030
    48.06 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 8470 OEM
    25.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 1030
    1127.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 8470 OEM
    248.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better