GeForce GT 1030 vs Radeon HD 8470 OEM

GeForce GT 1030
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2017
GeForce GT 1030
Radeon HD 8470 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2013
Radeon HD 8470 OEM

Summary

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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 Radeon HD 8470 OEM
GPU Name GP108 (GP108-300-A1) vs Caicos (Caicos XT)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 74 mm² vs 67 mm²
Transistors 1,800 million vs 370 million
Shaders 384 vs 160
Compute Units 3 vs 2
Core clock 1228 MHz vs 775 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 4
TMUs 24 vs 8

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 Radeon HD 8470 OEM
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
vs 800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030 Radeon HD 8470 OEM
TDP 30 watts vs 35 watts
Release Date 17 May 2017 vs 8 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