Radeon RX 570 vs GeForce GTX 960

Radeon RX 570
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 570
GeForce GTX 960
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Jan 2015
GeForce GTX 960

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 570
    216%
  • GeForce GTX 960
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 570

116% higher gaming performance.
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 960

Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Radeon RX 570

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 570

The Radeon RX 570 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (23 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 570 GeForce GTX 960
GPU Name Ellesmere (Ellesmere PRO) vs GM206 (GM206-300-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 232 mm² vs 228 mm²
Transistors 5,700 million vs 2,940 million
Shaders 2048 vs 1024
Compute Units 32 vs 8
Core clock 926 MHz vs 1127 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 128 vs 64

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 570 GeForce GTX 960
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
vs 1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 570 GeForce GTX 960
TDP 120 watts vs 120 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 22 Jan 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 570
    38.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    36.10 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 570
    154.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    72.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 570
    211.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 960
    112.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 570
    4940.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 960
    2308.10 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    49
  • GeForce GTX 960
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 570
    69
  • GeForce GTX 960
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    81
  • GeForce GTX 960
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 570
    82
  • GeForce GTX 960
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    88
  • GeForce GTX 960
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    71
  • GeForce GTX 960
    31

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 570
    58
  • GeForce GTX 960
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    44
  • GeForce GTX 960
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    33
  • GeForce GTX 960
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 570
    48
  • GeForce GTX 960
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 960
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 570
    56
  • GeForce GTX 960
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    54
  • GeForce GTX 960
    18

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    48
  • GeForce GTX 960
    21

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 570
    42
  • GeForce GTX 960
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    30
  • GeForce GTX 960
    20

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    26
  • GeForce GTX 960
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 570
    26
  • GeForce GTX 960
    10

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    25
  • GeForce GTX 960
    9

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    24
  • GeForce GTX 960
    5

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

Very High Details, Pure Hair On, FXAA/HBAO+ enabled, 16x AF, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    25
  • GeForce GTX 960
    9

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 570
    24
  • GeForce GTX 960
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    16
  • GeForce GTX 960
    6

FPS (higher is better)