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GeForce GTX 965M vs Radeon HD 7870 XT

Intro

The GeForce GTX 965M has clock speeds of 944 MHz on the GPU, and 1000 MHz on the 2048 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 1024 SPUs along with 64 TAUs and 32 ROPs.

Compare those specs to the Radeon HD 7870 XT, which has a clock speed of 925 MHz and a GDDR5 memory frequency of 1500 MHz. It also uses a 256-bit bus, and uses a 28 nm design. It features 1536 SPUs, 96 TAUs, and 32 ROPs.

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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.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

Radeon HD 7870 XT 6390 points
GeForce GTX 965M 5650 points
Difference: 740 (13%)

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce GTX 965M 60 Watts
Radeon HD 7870 XT 185 Watts
Difference: 125 Watts (208%)

Memory Bandwidth

In theory, the Radeon HD 7870 XT is 200% quicker than the GeForce GTX 965M overall, because of its higher data rate. (explain)

Radeon HD 7870 XT 192000 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 965M 64000 MB/sec
Difference: 128000 (200%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon HD 7870 XT will be a lot (approximately 47%) more effective at AF than the GeForce GTX 965M. (explain)

Radeon HD 7870 XT 88800 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 965M 60416 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 28384 (47%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high resolution is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 965M is superior to the Radeon HD 7870 XT, though not by far. (explain)

GeForce GTX 965M 30208 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 7870 XT 29600 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 608 (2%)

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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GeForce GTX 965M

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Specifications

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Model GeForce GTX 965M Radeon HD 7870 XT
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year January 5 2015 November 2012
Code Name GM204 Tahiti LE
Memory 2048 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 944 MHz 925 MHz
Memory Speed 4000 MHz 6000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 60 watts 185 watts
Bandwidth 64000 MB/sec 192000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 60416 Mtexels/sec 88800 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 30208 Mpixels/sec 29600 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 1024 1536
Texture Mapping Units 64 96
Render Output Units 32 32
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 256-bit
Fab Process 28 nm 28 nm
Transistors (Unknown) million 4313 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12 DirectX 11.1
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of data (counted in megabytes per second) that can be moved past the external memory interface in one second. The number is worked out by multiplying the card's bus width by its memory speed. In the case of DDR type RAM, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the bandwidth is, the better 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 texture map elements (texels) that are applied in one second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total texture units by the core speed of the chip. The better the texel rate, the better the card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels in one second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels that the graphics card could possibly record to its local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is worked out by multiplying the amount of Render Output Units by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel fill rate also depends on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to reach the maximum fill rate.

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GeForce GTX 965M

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Radeon HD 7870 XT

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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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