Radeon HD 5770 vs GeForce GTX 960

Radeon HD 5770
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Oct 2009
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 960
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Jan 2015
GeForce GTX 960

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 5770
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 960
    373%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5770

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 960

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 273% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 960

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 960

The GeForce GTX 960 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 5770GeForce GTX 960
GPU NameJuniper (Juniper XT)vsGM206 (GM206-300-A1)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size166 mm²vs228 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs2,940 million
Shaders800vs1024
Compute Units10vs8
Core clock850 MHzvs1127 MHz
ROPs16vs32
TMUs40vs64

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 5770GeForce GTX 960
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 5770GeForce GTX 960
TDP108 wattsvs120 watts
Release Date13 Oct 2009vs22 Jan 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5770
    13.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    36.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5770
    34.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    72.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 5770
    76.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    112.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 5770
    1360.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 960
    2308.10 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 5770
    2780
  • GeForce GTX 960
    10380

Points (higher is better)