Radeon HD 6870 vs GeForce GTX 750

Radeon HD 6870
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Oct 2010
Radeon HD 6870
GeForce GTX 750
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Feb 2014
GeForce GTX 750

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 6870
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 750
    106%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon HD 6870
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 750
    130%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6870

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 750

30% higher gaming performance.
96 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6870 .
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).

GeForce GTX 750

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 750

The GeForce GTX 750 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (5 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 6870 GeForce GTX 750
GPU Name Barts (Barts XT) vs GM107 (GM107-300-A2)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 255 mm² vs 148 mm²
Transistors 1,700 million vs 1,870 million
Shaders 1120 vs 512
Compute Units 14 vs 4
Core clock 900 MHz vs 1020 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 16
TMUs 56 vs 32

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6870 GeForce GTX 750
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1050 MHz
4200 MHz effective
vs 1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6870 GeForce GTX 750
TDP 151 watts vs 55 watts
Release Date 21 Oct 2010 vs 18 Feb 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6870
    28.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 750
    16.32 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6870
    50.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 750
    32.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 6870
    134.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 750
    80.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 6870
    2016.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 750
    1044.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 6870
    4540
  • GeForce GTX 750
    4830

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Battlefield 4

DX11, Ultra Quality,2x MSAA,16x AF, HBAO

  • Radeon HD 6870
    23
  • GeForce GTX 750
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra Quality,DDOD, FX AA

  • Radeon HD 6870
    29
  • GeForce GTX 750
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

DX11,Very High Quality, FXAA

  • Radeon HD 6870
    17
  • GeForce GTX 750
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Medal Of Honor Warfighter

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA

  • Radeon HD 6870
    25
  • GeForce GTX 750
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra, DDOD, FXAA

  • Radeon HD 6870
    18
  • GeForce GTX 750
    22

FPS (higher is better)