Radeon RX 470D vs GeForce GTX 980

Radeon RX 470D
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Oct 2016
Radeon RX 470D
GeForce GTX 980
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 980

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 470D

45 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 980 .
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 GeForce GTX 980

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 980

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 980

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 470DGeForce GTX 980
GPU NameEllesmere (Ellesmere LE)vsGM204 (GM204-400-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size232 mm²vs398 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs5,200 million
Shaders1792vs2048
Compute Units28vs16
Core clock926 MHzvs1127 MHz
ROPs32vs64
TMUs112vs128

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 470DGeForce GTX 980
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
vs1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 470DGeForce GTX 980
TDP120 wattsvs165 watts
Release Date21 Oct 2016vs19 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 470D
    38.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 980
    72.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 470D
    135.10 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 980
    144.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 470D
    211.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 980
    224.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 470D
    4322.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 980
    4616.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better