Radeon R9 M485X vs GeForce GTX 950

Radeon R9 M485X
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 MOBILE
Release date: 15 May 2016
Radeon R9 M485X
GeForce GTX 950
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Aug 2015
GeForce GTX 950

Summary

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.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R9 M485X GeForce GTX 950
GPU Name Amethyst (Amethyst XT) vs GM206 (GM206-250-A1)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 366 mm² vs 228 mm²
Transistors 5,000 million vs 2,940 million
Shaders 2048 vs 768
Compute Units 32 vs 6
Core clock 723 MHz vs 1024 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 128 vs 48

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 M485X GeForce GTX 950
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
vs 1653 MHz
6612 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 M485X GeForce GTX 950
TDP 250 watts vs 90 watts
Release Date 15 May 2016 vs 20 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