Radeon R9 370 vs Radeon R9 270

Radeon R9 370
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R9 370
Radeon R9 270
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Nov 2013
Radeon R9 270

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon R9 370
    100%
  • Radeon R9 270
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 370

40 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the 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.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 270

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 370Radeon R9 270
GPU NameTrinidad (Trinidad PRO)vsCuracao (Curacao PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size212 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistors2,800 millionvs2,800 million
Shaders1280vs1280
Compute Units24vs20
Core clock925 MHzvs900 MHz
ROPs32vs32
TMUs80vs80

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 370Radeon 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 R9 370Radeon R9 270
TDP110 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date5 May 2015vs13 Nov 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 370
    31.20 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 270
    28.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 370
    78.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 270
    72.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

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

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 370
    2496.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 270
    2304.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon R9 370
    7790
  • Radeon R9 270
    7820

Points (higher is better)