GeForce GTX 980 vs Radeon R9 FURY

GeForce GTX 980
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 980
Radeon R9 FURY
Memory: 4096Mb HBMDESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jul 2015
Radeon R9 FURY

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 980
    103%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    100%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • GeForce GTX 980
    100%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    112%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 980

110 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 FURY .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 FURY

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

Radeon R9 FURY

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 FURY

The Radeon R9 FURY is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (120 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 980Radeon R9 FURY
GPU NameGM204 (GM204-400-A1)vsFiji (Fiji PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size398 mm²vs596 mm²
Transistors5,200 millionvs8,900 million
Shaders2048vs3584
Compute Units16vs56
Core clock1127 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs64vs64
TMUs128vs224

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 980Radeon R9 FURY
Memory TypeGDDR5vsHBM
Bus Width256 bitvs4096 bit
Memory Speed1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
vs500 MHz
1000 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 980Radeon R9 FURY
TDP165 wattsvs275 watts
Release Date19 Sep 2014vs10 Jul 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 980
    72.10 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    64.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 980
    144.30 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    224.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 980
    224.40 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    512.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 980
    4616.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    7168.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 980
    18720
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    18070

Points (higher is better)

Game benchmarks

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    139
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    137

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    80
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Assassin's Creed: Unity

  • GeForce GTX 980
    37.7
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    42.3

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • GeForce GTX 980
    130.5
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    144

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 4

  • GeForce GTX 980
    91.6
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    88.5

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 980
    71
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    77

FPS (higher is better)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  • GeForce GTX 980
    125.5
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    130.2

FPS (higher is better)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • GeForce GTX 980
    116.4
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    122.8

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

  • GeForce GTX 980
    48.8
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    54.2

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    80
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    56
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    132
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    168

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • GeForce GTX 980
    99
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 4

  • GeForce GTX 980
    78
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    70
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce GTX 980
    72
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 980
    69
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    85
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    59
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    88
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    62
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    57
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Mad Max

  • GeForce GTX 980
    117.3
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    134.2

FPS (higher is better)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

  • GeForce GTX 980
    96.4
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    95.8

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

  • GeForce GTX 980
    101.5
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    117.4

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    91
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    116

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    76
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Ryse

  • GeForce GTX 980
    89.1
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    103.9

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    52
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    73
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    81
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    96

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    76
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    95

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    60
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 980
    71
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    67
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    72
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs

  • GeForce GTX 980
    90.5
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    84.5

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    52
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    64
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    97
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    101

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    52
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    50
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Assassin's Creed: Unity

  • GeForce GTX 980
    23
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    27.5

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • GeForce GTX 980
    80.3
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    94.6

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 4

  • GeForce GTX 980
    58.5
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    61.3

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 980
    49
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Bioshock Infinite

DX11, Ultra, DDOD, FXAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    86
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    99

FPS (higher is better)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  • GeForce GTX 980
    95.6
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    105.3

FPS (higher is better)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • GeForce GTX 980
    79.7
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    91.5

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

  • GeForce GTX 980
    29.7
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    36.3

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    59
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    43
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    83
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    115

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • GeForce GTX 980
    63
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 4

  • GeForce GTX 980
    52.3
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    47
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce GTX 980
    53
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 980
    49
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    55
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    44
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    61
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    45
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman Absolution

DX11, High Quality, 2x MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    67
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    34
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Mad Max

  • GeForce GTX 980
    76.6
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    91.3

FPS (higher is better)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

  • GeForce GTX 980
    69
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    71.3

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 980
    78
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    92

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    57
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    56
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Ryse

  • GeForce GTX 980
    64.5
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    79.6

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    34
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    53
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    54
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    69

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    54
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    71

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    48
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 980
    52
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    67

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    48
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    50
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs

  • GeForce GTX 980
    62.3
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    65.6

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    35
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    35
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Alien Isolation

DX11, Max Detail, 2xMSAA 16xAF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    40
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    30
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Assassin's Creed: Unity

  • GeForce GTX 980
    23.1
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    28.4

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 3

  • GeForce GTX 980
    38.7
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    48.3

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 4

  • GeForce GTX 980
    29.1
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    32.3

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield Hardline

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xMSAA,EP3 Gator Bait

  • GeForce GTX 980
    25
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

  • GeForce GTX 980
    56.6
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    67.7

FPS (higher is better)

Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • GeForce GTX 980
    48.4
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    61.8

FPS (higher is better)

Crysis 3

  • GeForce GTX 980
    20.6
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    25.9

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    34
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    30
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra, TSSAA 8tx, ASync on, Vsync off, VULKAN, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    45
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Fallout 4

DX11, Ultra Details, Godrays, High shadows

  • GeForce GTX 980
    30
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 4

  • GeForce GTX 980
    27.6
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    34.6

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    25
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry New Dawn

Ultra Quality, DirectX 11,Windows 10x64 build 1809

  • GeForce GTX 980
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • GeForce GTX 980
    26
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    26
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    25
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    31
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

DX12, Ultra Quality, MSAA, 16x AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    24
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    15
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    20

FPS (higher is better)

Mad Max

  • GeForce GTX 980
    38.4
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    45.8

FPS (higher is better)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

  • GeForce GTX 980
    32.3
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    34.3

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 980
    43
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Ryse

  • GeForce GTX 980
    31.7
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    40.6

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    32
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    31
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    47

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • GeForce GTX 980
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    28

FPS (higher is better)

Thief 2014

DX11, Very High Details

  • GeForce GTX 980
    29
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Tom Clancy's The Division

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    27
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • GeForce GTX 980
    28
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs

  • GeForce GTX 980
    33.2
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    36.7

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    19
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • GeForce GTX 980
    23
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

DX11, Very High Detail

  • GeForce GTX 980
    27
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    31

FPS (higher is better)