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Radeon HD 3470 512MB vs Radeon R9 M275X

Intro

The Radeon HD 3470 512MB comes with core clock speeds of 800 MHz on the GPU, and 950 MHz on the 512 MB of GDDR3 memory. It features 40(8x5) SPUs as well as 4 TAUs and 4 ROPs.

Compare that to the Radeon R9 M275X, which features GPU clock speed of 900 MHz, and 2048 MB of GDDR5 RAM running at 1125 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also is made up of 640 SPUs, 40 TAUs, and 16 Raster Operation Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon R9 M275X should theoretically be quite a bit faster than the Radeon HD 3470 512MB in general. (explain)

Radeon R9 M275X 72000 MB/sec
Radeon HD 3470 512MB 30400 MB/sec
Difference: 41600 (137%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon R9 M275X is much (about 1025%) faster with regards to AF than the Radeon HD 3470 512MB. (explain)

Radeon R9 M275X 36000 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 3470 512MB 3200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 32800 (1025%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high resolution is important to you, then the Radeon R9 M275X is a better choice, and very much so. (explain)

Radeon R9 M275X 14400 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 3470 512MB 3200 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 11200 (350%)

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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Radeon HD 3470 512MB

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Radeon R9 M275X

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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 3470 512MB Radeon R9 M275X
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year 2008 May 1 2014
Code Name RV620 PRO Venus XTX
Memory 512 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 800 MHz 900 MHz
Memory Speed 1900 MHz 4500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) (Unknown) watts 50 watts
Bandwidth 30400 MB/sec 72000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 3200 Mtexels/sec 36000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 3200 Mpixels/sec 14400 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 40(8x5) 640
Texture Mapping Units 4 40
Render Output Units 4 16
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 55 nm 28 nm
Transistors (Unknown) million (Unknown) million
Bus PCIe 2.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 10.1 DirectX 11.2
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of data (measured in MB per second) that can be transferred past the external memory interface within a second. The number is worked out by multiplying the card's interface width by the speed of its memory. If it uses DDR type memory, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the memory bandwidth, the better 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 are processed per second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total number of texture units by the core speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the graphics card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels the video card could possibly record to its local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. Pixel rate is worked out by multiplying the amount of ROPs by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on quite a few other factors, especially 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 3470 512MB

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Radeon R9 M275X

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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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