Radeon RX 560 vs GeForce GTX 1070

Radeon RX 560
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 560
GeForce GTX 1070
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Jun 2016
GeForce GTX 1070

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 560

75 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 1070 .
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 1070

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

GeForce GTX 1070

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 1070

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 560GeForce GTX 1070
GPU NameBaffin (Baffin XT)vsGP104 (GP104-200-A1)
Fab Process14 nmvs16 nm
Die Size123 mm²vs314 mm²
Transistors3,000 millionvs7,200 million
Shaders1024vs1920
Compute Units16vs15
Core clock1090 MHzvs1506 MHz
ROPs16vs64
TMUs64vs120

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 560GeForce GTX 1070
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
vs2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective
Memory Size4096 Mbvs8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 560GeForce GTX 1070
TDP75 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2017vs10 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 560
    19.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    96.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 560
    76.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    180.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 560
    112.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    256.30 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 560
    2457.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    5783.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better