Radeon RX 480 vs GeForce GTX 650 Ti

Radeon RX 480
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 480
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 9 Oct 2012
GeForce GTX 650 Ti


Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon RX 480
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 480

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 288% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 650 Ti

40 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 480 .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon RX 480

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 480

The Radeon RX 480 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Core Configuration

Radeon RX 480GeForce GTX 650 Ti
GPU NameEllesmere (Ellesmere XT)vsGK106 (GK106-220-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size232 mm²vs221 mm²
Transistors5,700 millionvs2,540 million
Compute Units36vs4
Core clock1120 MHzvs928 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 480GeForce GTX 650 Ti
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs1350 MHz
5400 MHz effective
Memory Size8192 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 480GeForce GTX 650 Ti
TDP150 wattsvs110 watts
Release Date29 Jun 2016vs9 Oct 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 480
    40.50 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    14.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 480
    182.30 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    59.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 480
    256.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    86.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 480
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti
    1425.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon RX 480
  • GeForce GTX 650 Ti

Points (higher is better)