Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition vs Radeon R7 370

Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 Mar 2012
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
Radeon R7 370
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R7 370

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    100%
  • Radeon R7 370
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition

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

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 370

65 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 7870 GHz EditionRadeon R7 370
GPU NamePitcairn (Pitcairn XT)vsTrinidad (Trinidad PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size212 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistors2,800 millionvs2,800 million
Shaders1280vs1024
Compute Units20vs16
Core clock1000 MHzvs925 MHz
ROPs32vs32
TMUs80vs64

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 7870 GHz EditionRadeon R7 370
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
vs1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 7870 GHz EditionRadeon R7 370
TDP175 wattsvs110 watts
Release Date5 Mar 2012vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    32.00 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 370
    31.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    80.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 370
    62.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    154.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 370
    179.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    2560.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 370
    1996.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
    8290
  • Radeon R7 370
    8210

Points (higher is better)