GeForce GTX 780 vs Radeon R9 380X

GeForce GTX 780
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 23 May 2013
GeForce GTX 780
Radeon R9 380X
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Nov 2015
Radeon R9 380X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 780
    102%
  • Radeon R9 380X
    100%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 780
    108%
  • Radeon R9 380X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 780

8% higher gaming performance.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 380X

60 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 780 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

GeForce GTX 780

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 780

The GeForce GTX 780 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (13 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 780Radeon R9 380X
GPU NameGK110 (GK110-300-A1)vsAntigua (Antigua XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size561 mm²vs366 mm²
Transistors7,080 millionvs5,000 million
Shaders2304vs2048
Compute Units12vs32
Core clock863 MHzvs970 MHz
ROPs48vs32
TMUs192vs128

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 780Radeon R9 380X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width384 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
vs1425 MHz
5700 MHz effective
Memory Size3072 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 780Radeon R9 380X
TDP250 wattsvs190 watts
Release Date23 May 2013vs19 Nov 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 780
    41.40 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 380X
    31.04 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 780
    166.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 380X
    124.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 780
    288.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 380X
    182.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 780
    3977.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 380X
    3973.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 780
    13770
  • Radeon R9 380X
    13410

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 780
    52
  • Radeon R9 380X
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 780
    68
  • Radeon R9 380X
    60

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 780
    39
  • Radeon R9 380X
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 780
    57
  • Radeon R9 380X
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 780
    36
  • Radeon R9 380X
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra, DDOD, FXAA

  • GeForce GTX 780
    73
  • Radeon R9 380X
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 780
    47
  • Radeon R9 380X
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman Absolution

DX11, High Quality, 2x MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 780
    54
  • Radeon R9 380X
    56

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 780
    29
  • Radeon R9 380X
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 780
    43
  • Radeon R9 380X
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 780
    24
  • Radeon R9 380X
    23

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 780
    19
  • Radeon R9 380X
    17

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 780
    23
  • Radeon R9 380X
    23

FPS (higher is better)