GeForce RTX 2070 vs Radeon R9 290X

GeForce RTX 2070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR6DESKTOP
Release date: UNRELEASED
GeForce RTX 2070
Radeon R9 290X
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 24 Oct 2013
Radeon R9 290X

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    210%
  • Radeon R9 290X
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce RTX 2070

110% higher gaming performance.
110 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 290X .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports DirectX Raytracing (DXR)
Supports Deep Learning Super-Sampling (DLSS)

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 290X

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

GeForce RTX 2070

HWBench recommends GeForce RTX 2070

The GeForce RTX 2070 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (6 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce RTX 2070Radeon R9 290X
GPU NameTU104 ()vsHawaii (Hawaii XT)
Fab Process12 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs6,200 million
Shaders2432vs2816
Compute Units19vs44
Core clock1500 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs152vs176

Memory Configuration

GeForce RTX 2070Radeon R9 290X
Memory TypeGDDR6vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
14000 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce RTX 2070Radeon R9 290X
TDP180 wattsvs290 watts
Release DateUNRELEASEDvs24 Oct 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    108.90 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 290X
    64.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    258.70 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 290X
    176.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    448.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 290X
    320.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    8279.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 290X
    5632.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    163
  • Radeon R9 290X
    83

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    121
  • Radeon R9 290X
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    118
  • Radeon R9 290X
    58

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    86
  • Radeon R9 290X
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    61
  • Radeon R9 290X
    31

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • GeForce RTX 2070
    48
  • Radeon R9 290X
    24

FPS (higher is better)