Radeon R9 370 vs GeForce GTX 650

Radeon R9 370
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R9 370
GeForce GTX 650
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Nov 2013
GeForce GTX 650

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon R9 370
    270%
  • GeForce GTX 650
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 370

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 170% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Supports Mantle
Based on an outdated architecture (AMD GCN), there may be no performance optimizations for current games and applications

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 650

45 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 370 .
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications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 R9 370

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 370

The Radeon R9 370 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R9 370GeForce GTX 650
GPU NameTrinidad (Trinidad PRO)vsGK106 ()
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size212 mm²vs221 mm²
Transistors2,800 millionvs2,540 million
Shaders1280vs384
Compute Units24vs2
Core clock925 MHzvs1058 MHz
ROPs32vs16
TMUs80vs32

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 370GeForce GTX 650
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 370GeForce GTX 650
TDP110 wattsvs65 watts
Release Date5 May 2015vs27 Nov 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 370
    31.20 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    8.46 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 370
    78.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    33.90 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 370
    179.20 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 650
    80.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 370
    2496.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 650
    812.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon R9 370
    7790
  • GeForce GTX 650
    2880

Points (higher is better)