GeForce GT 710M vs Radeon RX 480

GeForce GT 710M
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 9 Jan 2013
GeForce GT 710M
Radeon RX 480
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 480

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 710M

135 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 480 .
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 480

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon RX 480

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 480

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 710M Radeon RX 480
GPU Name GF117 (N14M-GL) vs Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 14 nm
Die Size 116 mm² vs 232 mm²
Transistors 585 million vs 5,700 million
Shaders 96 vs 2304
Compute Units 2 vs 36
Core clock 775 MHz vs 1120 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 32
TMUs 16 vs 144

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 710M Radeon RX 480
Memory Type DDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 64 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 710M Radeon RX 480
TDP 15 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 9 Jan 2013 vs 29 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 710M
    3.10 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    40.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 710M
    12.40 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    182.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 710M
    14.40 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    256.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 710M
    297.60 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 480
    5834.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better