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Radeon HD 7870 XT vs Radeon R7 370 4G

Intro

The Radeon HD 7870 XT comes with a core clock speed of 925 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1500 MHz. It also makes use of a 256-bit memory bus, and makes use of a 28 nm design. It features 1536 SPUs, 96 TAUs, and 32 Raster Operation Units.

Compare all that to the Radeon R7 370 4G, which comes with clock speeds of 975 MHz on the GPU, and 1400 MHz on the 4096 MB of GDDR5 RAM. It features 1024 SPUs along with 64 Texture Address Units and 32 Rasterization Operator Units.

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Benchmarks

These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

Ethereum Mining Hash Rate

Radeon R7 370 4G 17 Mh/s
Radeon HD 7870 XT 15 Mh/s
Difference: 2 (13%)

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon R7 370 4G 110 Watts
Radeon HD 7870 XT 185 Watts
Difference: 75 Watts (68%)

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon HD 7870 XT should theoretically be just a bit faster than the Radeon R7 370 4G in general. (explain)

Radeon HD 7870 XT 192000 MB/sec
Radeon R7 370 4G 179200 MB/sec
Difference: 12800 (7%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon HD 7870 XT is much (more or less 42%) more effective at anisotropic filtering than the Radeon R7 370 4G. (explain)

Radeon HD 7870 XT 88800 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R7 370 4G 62400 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 26400 (42%)

Pixel Rate

The Radeon R7 370 4G will be just a bit (more or less 5%) better at anti-aliasing than the Radeon HD 7870 XT, and also should be capable of handling higher screen resolutions without losing too much performance. (explain)

Radeon R7 370 4G 31200 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 7870 XT 29600 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 1600 (5%)

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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Specifications

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Model Radeon HD 7870 XT Radeon R7 370 4G
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year November 2012 June 2015
Code Name Tahiti LE Trinidad
Memory 2048 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 925 MHz 975 MHz
Memory Speed 6000 MHz 5600 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 185 watts 110 watts
Bandwidth 192000 MB/sec 179200 MB/sec
Texel Rate 88800 Mtexels/sec 62400 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 29600 Mpixels/sec 31200 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 1536 1024
Texture Mapping Units 96 64
Render Output Units 32 32
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 256-bit
Fab Process 28 nm 28 nm
Transistors 4313 million 2080 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 ×16
DirectX Version DirectX 11.1 DirectX 12.0
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.3 OpenGL 4.5

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of data (in units of megabytes per second) that can be transferred over the external memory interface in one second. The number is worked out by multiplying the interface width by its memory speed. If it uses DDR type RAM, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, HDR and high resolutions.

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

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels the graphics card could possibly record to the local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the number of ROPs by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on many other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the ability to reach the maximum fill rate.

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Radeon HD 7870 XT

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Radeon R7 370 4G

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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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