Radeon HD 5770 vs GeForce GTX 680

Radeon HD 5770
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Oct 2009
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 680
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Mar 2012
GeForce GTX 680


Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 5770
  • GeForce GTX 680

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5770

87 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 680 .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 680

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 284% higher average synthetic 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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 680

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 680

The GeForce GTX 680 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Core Configuration

Radeon HD 5770GeForce GTX 680
GPU NameJuniper (Juniper XT)vsGK104 (GK104-400-A2)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size166 mm²vs294 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs3,540 million
Compute Units10vs8
Core clock850 MHzvs1006 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 5770GeForce GTX 680
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
vs1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 5770GeForce GTX 680
TDP108 wattsvs195 watts
Release Date13 Oct 2009vs22 Mar 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5770
    13.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 680
    32.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5770
    34.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 680
    129.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 5770
    76.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 680
    192.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 5770
    1360.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 680
    3090.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 5770
  • GeForce GTX 680

Points (higher is better)