Radeon HD 8860 OEM vs Radeon R9 270

Radeon HD 8860 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2013
Radeon HD 8860 OEM
Radeon R9 270
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Nov 2013
Radeon R9 270

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 8860 OEM

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

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 270

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 8860 OEMRadeon R9 270
GPU NameCuracao (Curacao PRO)vsCuracao (Curacao PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size212 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistors2,800 millionvs2,800 million
Shaders1280vs1280
Compute Units20vs20
Core clock925 MHzvs900 MHz
ROPs32vs32
TMUs80vs80

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 8860 OEMRadeon R9 270
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 8860 OEMRadeon R9 270
TDP175 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date8 Jan 2013vs13 Nov 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    29.60 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 270
    28.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    74.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 270
    72.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    179.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 270
    179.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    2368.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 270
    2304.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better