Radeon R9 270X vs Radeon R9 370X

Radeon R9 270X
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R9 270X
Radeon R9 370X
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Aug 2015
Radeon R9 370X

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 270X

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

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 370X

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 R9 270X Radeon R9 370X
GPU Name Curacao (Curacao XT) vs Trinidad (Trinidad XT)
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 24
Core clock 1000 MHz vs 980 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 80 vs 80

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 270X Radeon R9 370X
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 R9 270X Radeon R9 370X
TDP 180 watts vs 180 watts
Release Date 8 Oct 2013 vs 27 Aug 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 270X
    32.00 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 370X
    33.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 270X
    80.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 370X
    82.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 270X
    179.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 370X
    179.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 270X
    2560.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 370X
    2636.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better