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Nvidia Titan X vs Radeon R9 290X

Intro

The Nvidia Titan X makes use of a 16 nm design. nVidia has set the core frequency at 1417 MHz. The GDDR5X RAM is set to run at a frequency of 1251 MHz on this particular model. It features 3584 SPUs as well as 224 TAUs and 96 Rasterization Operator Units.

Compare all of that to the Radeon R9 290X, which makes use of a 28 nm design. AMD has set the core frequency at 800 MHz. The GDDR5 RAM runs at a speed of 1250 MHz on this specific card. It features 2816 SPUs along with 176 TAUs and 64 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Nvidia Titan X 250 Watts
Radeon R9 290X 300 Watts
Difference: 50 Watts (20%)

Memory Bandwidth

Performance-wise, the Nvidia Titan X should theoretically be much better than the Radeon R9 290X in general. (explain)

Nvidia Titan X 491520 MB/sec
Radeon R9 290X 320000 MB/sec
Difference: 171520 (54%)

Texel Rate

The Nvidia Titan X should be a lot (approximately 125%) better at anisotropic filtering than the Radeon R9 290X. (explain)

Nvidia Titan X 317408 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R9 290X 140800 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 176608 (125%)

Pixel Rate

If using high levels of AA is important to you, then the Nvidia Titan X is the winner, by a large margin. (explain)

Nvidia Titan X 136032 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R9 290X 51200 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 84832 (166%)

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

Nvidia Titan X

Radeon R9 290X

Specifications

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Model Nvidia Titan X Radeon R9 290X
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year August 2016 October 2013
Code Name GP102-400 Hawaii XT
Memory 12288 MB 4096 MB
Core Speed 1417 MHz 800 MHz
Memory Speed 10008 MHz 5000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 250 watts 300 watts
Bandwidth 491520 MB/sec 320000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 317408 Mtexels/sec 140800 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 136032 Mpixels/sec 51200 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 3584 2816
Texture Mapping Units 224 176
Render Output Units 96 64
Bus Type GDDR5X GDDR5
Bus Width 384-bit 512-bit
Fab Process 16 nm 28 nm
Transistors 12000 million 6200 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 11.2
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the largest amount of data (in units of MB per second) that can be moved across the external memory interface within a second. The number is calculated by multiplying the card's interface width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR type RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The higher the bandwidth is, 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 applied per second. This is worked out by multiplying the total amount of texture units by the core clock 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 a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the most pixels the video card can possibly write to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the number of colour ROPs by the the core clock speed. 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 output rate also depends on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to reach the maximum fill rate.

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