Radeon R9 370 vs GeForce GTX 660

Radeon R9 370
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R9 370
GeForce GTX 660
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 6 Sep 2012
GeForce GTX 660

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon R9 370
    114%
  • GeForce GTX 660
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 370

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 14% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 660

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon R9 370

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 370

The Radeon R9 370 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R9 370GeForce GTX 660
GPU NameTrinidad (Trinidad PRO)vsGK106 (GK106-400-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size212 mm²vs221 mm²
Transistors2,800 millionvs2,540 million
Shaders1280vs960
Compute Units24vs5
Core clock925 MHzvs980 MHz
ROPs32vs24
TMUs80vs80

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 370GeForce GTX 660
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs192 bit
Memory Speed1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 370GeForce GTX 660
TDP110 wattsvs140 watts
Release Date5 May 2015vs6 Sep 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 370
    31.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 660
    19.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 370
    78.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 660
    78.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 370
    179.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 660
    144.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 370
    2496.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 660
    1882.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon R9 370
    7790
  • GeForce GTX 660
    6800

Points (higher is better)