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Radeon HD 4870 512MB vs Radeon R7 360

Intro

The Radeon HD 4870 512MB has core speeds of 750 MHz on the GPU, and 900 MHz on the 512 MB of GDDR5 RAM. It features 800(160x5) SPUs as well as 40 Texture Address Units and 16 Rasterization Operator Units.

Compare all of that to the Radeon R7 360, which features GPU clock speed of 1050 MHz, and 2048 MB of GDDR5 RAM running at 1625 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also is comprised of 768 SPUs, 48 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon R7 360 100 Watts
Radeon HD 4870 512MB 150 Watts
Difference: 50 Watts (50%)

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically, the Radeon HD 4870 512MB should perform just a bit faster than the Radeon R7 360 overall. (explain)

Radeon HD 4870 512MB 115200 MB/sec
Radeon R7 360 104000 MB/sec
Difference: 11200 (11%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon R7 360 will be quite a bit (more or less 68%) faster with regards to anisotropic filtering than the Radeon HD 4870 512MB. (explain)

Radeon R7 360 50400 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 4870 512MB 30000 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 20400 (68%)

Pixel Rate

If running with high levels of AA is important to you, then the Radeon R7 360 is superior to the Radeon HD 4870 512MB, by a large margin. (explain)

Radeon R7 360 16800 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 4870 512MB 12000 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 4800 (40%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model Radeon HD 4870 512MB Radeon R7 360
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year Jun 25, 2008 June 2015
Code Name RV770 XT Tobago
Memory 512 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 750 MHz 1050 MHz
Memory Speed 3600 MHz 6500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 150 watts 100 watts
Bandwidth 115200 MB/sec 104000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 30000 Mtexels/sec 50400 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 12000 Mpixels/sec 16800 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 800(160x5) 768
Texture Mapping Units 40 48
Render Output Units 16 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 55 nm 28 nm
Transistors 956 million 2080 million
Bus PCIe 2.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 ×16
DirectX Version DirectX 10.1 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the largest amount of data (in units of megabytes per second) that can be transported past the external memory interface within a second. It's calculated by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. In the case of DDR type memory, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the bandwidth is, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that can be processed in one second. This figure is worked out by multiplying the total amount of texture units of the card by the core speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed in one second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels that the graphics card could possibly record to its local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the number of Raster Operations Pipelines by the the card's clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - aka Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel output rate also depends on quite a few other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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Radeon HD 4870 512MB

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Radeon R7 360

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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