Radeon R9 M485X vs GeForce GTX 950

Radeon R9 M485X
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 15 May 2016
Radeon R9 M485X
GeForce GTX 950
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Aug 2015
GeForce GTX 950


Reasons to consider Radeon R9 M485X

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

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 950

160 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 M485X .
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 950

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 950

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon R9 M485XGeForce GTX 950
GPU NameAmethyst (Amethyst XT)vsGM206 (GM206-250-A1)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size366 mm²vs228 mm²
Transistors5,000 millionvs2,940 million
Compute Units32vs6
Core clock723 MHzvs1024 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 M485XGeForce GTX 950
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
vs1653 MHz
6612 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 M485XGeForce GTX 950
TDP250 wattsvs90 watts
Release Date15 May 2016vs20 Aug 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 M485X
    23.14 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    32.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 M485X
    92.50 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    49.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 M485X
    160.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 950
    105.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 M485X
    2961.40 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 950
    1572.90 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better