Radeon HD 8860 OEM vs Radeon R9 270

Radeon HD 8860 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2013
Radeon HD 8860 OEM
Radeon R9 270
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
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 OEM Radeon R9 270
GPU Name Curacao (Curacao PRO) vs Curacao (Curacao PRO)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 212 mm² vs 212 mm²
Transistors 2,800 million vs 2,800 million
Shaders 1280 vs 1280
Compute Units 20 vs 20
Core clock 925 MHz vs 900 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 80 vs 80

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 8860 OEM Radeon R9 270
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs 1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 8860 OEM Radeon R9 270
TDP 175 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 8 Jan 2013 vs 13 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