GeForce GTX 980 Ti vs Radeon R9 295X2

GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Memory: 6144Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Jun 2015
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
Radeon R9 295X2
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Apr 2014
Radeon R9 295X2

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    100%
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    107%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    100%
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    120%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 980 Ti

250 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 295X2 .
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).

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 295X2

20% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 295X2

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 295X2

The Radeon R9 295X2 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (47 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 980 TiRadeon R9 295X2
GPU NameGM200 (GM200-310-A1)vsVesuvius (Vesuvius XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size601 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistors8,000 millionvs6,200 million
Shaders2816vs2816
Compute Units22vs44
Core clock1000 MHzvs1018 MHz
ROPs96vs64
TMUs176vs176

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 980 TiRadeon R9 295X2
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width384 bitvs512 bit x2
Memory Speed1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size6144 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 980 TiRadeon R9 295X2
TDP250 wattsvs500 watts
Release Date2 Jun 2015vs29 Apr 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    96.00 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    130.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    176.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    358.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    337.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    640.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    5632.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    11466.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    24560
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    26440

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Assassin's Creed: Unity

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    46.8
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    66.3

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    164.2
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    196.1

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 4

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    113.8
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    130.4

FPS (higher is better)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    144.3
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    170.5

FPS (higher is better)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    142.4
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    139.3

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    59
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    63.1

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 4

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    96.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    88.6

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    113
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    124

FPS (higher is better)

Mad Max

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    142.9
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    191.9

FPS (higher is better)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    96.4
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    80.8

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    128.6
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    179.1

FPS (higher is better)

Ryse

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    108.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    135.4

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    76
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    98
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    111
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    116.9

FPS (higher is better)

Assassin's Creed: Unity

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    29
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    43.2

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    102
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    149.1

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 4

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    74.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    90.9

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra, DDOD, FXAA

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    110
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    112

FPS (higher is better)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    113
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    142.1

FPS (higher is better)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    99
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    136.8

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    38.5
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    55.6

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 4

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    65.2
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    75.4

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    86
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    103

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman Absolution

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    84
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Mad Max

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    94.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    135.1

FPS (higher is better)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    88
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    49.8

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    89.4
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    148.5

FPS (higher is better)

Ryse

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    78.9
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    117

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    61
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    72
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    76.8
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    92.1

FPS (higher is better)

Assassin's Creed: Unity

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    28.7
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    38.8

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    49
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    74.4

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 4

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    37.3
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    47.5

FPS (higher is better)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    68.5
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    95.3

FPS (higher is better)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    59.7
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    89.1

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    26.2
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    38.9

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 4

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    34.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    38.7

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    43
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Mad Max

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    47.8
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    68.9

FPS (higher is better)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    41.2
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    24.7

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    49.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    108.6

FPS (higher is better)

Ryse

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    39.7
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    59.9

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    37
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    39
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs

  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    41.1
  • Radeon R9 295X2
    51.8

FPS (higher is better)