Radeon RX 570 vs GeForce GTX 970

Radeon RX 570
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 570
GeForce GTX 970
Memory: 4096Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 19 Sep 2014
GeForce GTX 970

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 570
    112%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 570

12% 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 970

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 (54 combinations of games and resolutions).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 570 GeForce GTX 970
GPU Name Ellesmere (Ellesmere PRO) vs GM204 (GM204-200-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 232 mm² vs 398 mm²
Transistors 5,700 million vs 5,200 million
Shaders 2048 vs 1664
Compute Units 32 vs 13
Core clock 926 MHz vs 1050 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 56
TMUs 128 vs 104

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 570 GeForce GTX 970
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective
vs 1753 MHz
7012 MHz effective
Memory Size 4096 Mb vs 4096 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 570 GeForce GTX 970
TDP 120 watts vs 148 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 19 Sep 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 570
    38.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    58.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 570
    154.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    109.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 570
    211.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 970
    224.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 570
    4940.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 970
    3494.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

High Quality Mode, 8 millon samples, 2xMSAA, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    53
  • GeForce GTX 970
    41

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    49
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    33
  • GeForce GTX 970
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    47
  • GeForce GTX 970
    37

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 570
    48
  • GeForce GTX 970
    43

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    42
  • GeForce GTX 970
    39

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 570
    56
  • GeForce GTX 970
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    33
  • GeForce GTX 970
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    36
  • GeForce GTX 970
    31

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 970
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    34
  • GeForce GTX 970
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    54
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    56
  • GeForce GTX 970
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    55
  • GeForce GTX 970
    45

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 570
    42
  • GeForce GTX 970
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    30
  • GeForce GTX 970
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    38
  • GeForce GTX 970
    32

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    68
  • GeForce GTX 970
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Destiny 2

Highest quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    70
  • GeForce GTX 970
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    49
  • GeForce GTX 970
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    66
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 570
    69
  • GeForce GTX 970
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    81
  • GeForce GTX 970
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 970
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 570
    82
  • GeForce GTX 970
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    54
  • GeForce GTX 970
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 970
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    88
  • GeForce GTX 970
    77

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 970
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    74
  • GeForce GTX 970
    62

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    82
  • GeForce GTX 970
    78

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    76
  • GeForce GTX 970
    66

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 570
    58
  • GeForce GTX 970
    53

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    44
  • GeForce GTX 970
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    65
  • GeForce GTX 970
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Death Stranding

Very High Quality TAA, DirectX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    23
  • GeForce GTX 970
    22

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    26
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

Ultra quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    24
  • GeForce GTX 970
    18

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 570
    26
  • GeForce GTX 970
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    25
  • GeForce GTX 970
    20

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    22
  • GeForce GTX 970
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

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

  • Radeon RX 570
    30
  • GeForce GTX 970
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Very high quality DirectX11 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    16
  • GeForce GTX 970
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

Ultra Quality, HR Textures, DirectX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    20
  • GeForce GTX 970
    19

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 970
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Highest Detail, Pure Hair On, HBAO+, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    17
  • GeForce GTX 970
    14

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

Ultra Quality, DirectX 12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    32
  • GeForce GTX 970
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

Ultra quality DirectX12 Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    29
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

Ultra quality DirectX12 Async Compute Windows10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    33
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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

  • Radeon RX 570
    24
  • GeForce GTX 970
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    16
  • GeForce GTX 970
    16

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

Main Leben! quality preset- Vulkan Windows 10x64

  • Radeon RX 570
    22
  • GeForce GTX 970
    19

FPS (higher is better)