GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs Radeon HD 6970

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Radeon HD 6970
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 14 Dec 2010
Radeon HD 6970

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

175 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6970 .
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 6970

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Radeon HD 6970
GPU Name GP107 (GP107-400-A1) vs Cayman (Cayman XT)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 132 mm² vs 389 mm²
Transistors 3,300 million vs 2,640 million
Shaders 768 vs 1536
Compute Units 6 vs 24
Core clock 1290 MHz vs 880 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 48 vs 96

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Radeon HD 6970
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs 1375 MHz
5500 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Radeon HD 6970
TDP 75 watts vs 250 watts
Release Date 25 Oct 2016 vs 14 Dec 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    41.30 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6970
    28.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    61.90 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6970
    84.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    112.10 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6970
    176.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    1981.40 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6970
    2703.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better