GeForce GTX 1050 Ti vs Radeon R9 280

GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Oct 2016
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
Radeon R9 280
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Mar 2014
Radeon R9 280

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

125 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 280 .
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 R9 280

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

No clear winner declared

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



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 TiRadeon R9 280
GPU NameGP107 (GP107-400-A1)vsTahiti (Tahiti PRO3)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size132 mm²vs352 mm²
Transistors3,300 millionvs4,313 million
Shaders768vs1792
Compute Units6vs28
Core clock1290 MHzvs827 MHz
ROPs32vs32
TMUs48vs112

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1050 TiRadeon R9 280
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed1752 MHz
7008 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs3072 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1050 TiRadeon R9 280
TDP75 wattsvs200 watts
Release Date25 Oct 2016vs4 Mar 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    41.30 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 280
    29.86 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    61.90 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 280
    104.50 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    112.10 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 280
    240.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    1981.40 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 280
    3344.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better