Radeon RX 470 vs Radeon R9 390

Radeon RX 470
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 470
Radeon R9 390
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 390

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon RX 470
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390
    106%

Relative performance

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 470
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390
    113%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 470

155 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 390 .
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.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 390

13% higher gaming performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 390

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 390

The Radeon R9 390 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (30 combinations of games and resolutions).



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 470Radeon R9 390
GPU NameEllesmere (Ellesmere PRO)vsGrenada (Grenada PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size232 mm²vs438 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs6,200 million
Shaders2048vs2560
Compute Units32vs40
Core clock926 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs32vs64
TMUs128vs160

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 470Radeon R9 390
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs512 bit
Memory Speed1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 470Radeon R9 390
TDP120 wattsvs275 watts
Release Date29 Jun 2016vs18 Jun 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 470
    38.60 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 390
    64.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 470
    154.40 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 390
    160.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 470
    211.20 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 390
    384.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 470
    4940.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 390
    5120.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon RX 470
    16690
  • Radeon R9 390
    17820

Points (higher is better)


Game benchmarks

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • Radeon RX 470
    51
  • Radeon R9 390
    58

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • Radeon RX 470
    32
  • Radeon R9 390
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Anno 2205

DX11, Ultra Quality, 4xAA

  • Radeon RX 470
    19
  • Radeon R9 390
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    64
  • Radeon R9 390
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    40
  • Radeon R9 390
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality preset DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    19
  • Radeon R9 390
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    46
  • Radeon R9 390
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    32
  • Radeon R9 390
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    25
  • Radeon R9 390
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    75
  • Radeon R9 390
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    47
  • Radeon R9 390
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    22
  • Radeon R9 390
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    49
  • Radeon R9 390
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    36
  • Radeon R9 390
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    22
  • Radeon R9 390
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    74
  • Radeon R9 390
    85

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    55
  • Radeon R9 390
    61

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Ultra quality,16:1 HQ-AF,DirectX 12, windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    30
  • Radeon R9 390
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    86
  • Radeon R9 390
    87

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    52
  • Radeon R9 390
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    23
  • Radeon R9 390
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    68
  • Radeon R9 390
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    48
  • Radeon R9 390
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    30
  • Radeon R9 390
    33

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon RX 470
    65
  • Radeon R9 390
    73

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon RX 470
    44
  • Radeon R9 390
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Total War: Warhammer

DX12, Max Detail, FXAA, 16:1 AF

  • Radeon RX 470
    22
  • Radeon R9 390
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    42
  • Radeon R9 390
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    29
  • Radeon R9 390
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 470
    14
  • Radeon R9 390
    18

FPS (higher is better)