GeForce GTX 660 OEM vs Radeon R9 370X

GeForce GTX 660 OEM
Memory: 1536Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Aug 2012
GeForce GTX 660 OEM
Radeon R9 370X
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Aug 2015
Radeon R9 370X
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 660 OEM

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 370X .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 370X

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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 660 OEMRadeon R9 370X
GPU NameGK104 (GK104-200-KD-A2)vsTrinidad (Trinidad XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size294 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistors3,540 millionvs2,800 million
Shaders1152vs1280
Compute Units6vs24
Core clock823 MHzvs980 MHz
ROPs24vs32
TMUs96vs80

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 660 OEMRadeon R9 370X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
Memory Size1536 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 660 OEMRadeon R9 370X
TDP130 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date22 Aug 2012vs27 Aug 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 660 OEM
    19.80 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 370X
    33.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 660 OEM
    79.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 370X
    82.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 660 OEM
    134.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 370X
    179.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 660 OEM
    1896.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 370X
    2636.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better