GeForce GTX 1080 vs Radeon R9 FURY X

GeForce GTX 1080
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5XDESKTOP
Release date: 27 May 2016
GeForce GTX 1080
Radeon R9 FURY X
Memory: 4096Mb HBMDESKTOP
Release date: 24 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 FURY X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    100%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 1080

42% higher gaming performance.
95 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 FURY X .
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 FURY X

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

GeForce GTX 1080

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1080

The GeForce GTX 1080 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (102 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 1080Radeon R9 FURY X
GPU NameGP104 (GP104-400-A1)vsFiji (Fiji XT C8)
Fab Process16 nmvs28 nm
Die Size314 mm²vs596 mm²
Transistors7,200 millionvs8,900 million
Shaders2560vs4096
Compute Units20vs64
Core clock1607 MHzvs1050 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs160vs256

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 1080Radeon R9 FURY X
Memory TypeGDDR5XvsHBM
Bus Width256 bitvs4096 bit
Memory Speed1251 MHz
10008 MHz effective
vs500 MHz
1000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 1080Radeon R9 FURY X
TDP180 wattsvs275 watts
Release Date27 May 2016vs24 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    102.80 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    67.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    257.10 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    268.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    320.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    512.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    8228.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    8602.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    30160
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    18960

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    186
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    142

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    120
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    124
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    111
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    106
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    89
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    200
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    176

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    134
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    134
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    110
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    144
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    98

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    159
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    140
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    110

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    99
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    143
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    118

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    133
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    121
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    132
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    127
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    103

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    125
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    108
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    97
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    85
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    109
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    158
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    109

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    86
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    88
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    103
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    85
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    84
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    94
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    69
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    66
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    142
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    120

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,DirectX11,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    105
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    103
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    80
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    68

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    71
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    114
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    74

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    108
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    45
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    129
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    97

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    68
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    93
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    57

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    62
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    90
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    95
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    91
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    78

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    82
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    96
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    79
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    81
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    79
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    86
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

Ultra Quality, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

Ultra quality TTA DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    51
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    54
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    36
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    40
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    73
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    62

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

Ultra quality,TTA,Melbourne,Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    64
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    44
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    58
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    63
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Metro Exodus

Ultra detail, 16:1 AF, DirectX12, Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    20

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    70
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    38
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    46
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    33
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    55
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    57
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    53
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    52

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    52
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    44
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    47
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    32
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    48
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 1080
    42
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    33

FPS (higher is better)