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GeForce GTX 1050 vs Radeon HD 4870 X2

Intro

The GeForce GTX 1050 has core clock speeds of 1354 MHz on the GPU, and 1750 MHz on the 2048 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 640 SPUs along with 40 Texture Address Units and 32 ROPs.

Compare those specs to the Radeon HD 4870 X2, which has core speeds of 750 MHz on the GPU, and 900 MHz on the 1024 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 800(160x5) SPUs as well as 40 TAUs and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce GTX 1050 75 Watts
Radeon HD 4870 X2 350 Watts
Difference: 275 Watts (367%)

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon HD 4870 X2 should in theory be a lot faster than the GeForce GTX 1050 overall. (explain)

Radeon HD 4870 X2 230400 MB/sec
GeForce GTX 1050 114688 MB/sec
Difference: 115712 (101%)

Texel Rate

The Radeon HD 4870 X2 is just a bit (approximately 11%) faster with regards to anisotropic filtering than the GeForce GTX 1050. (explain)

Radeon HD 4870 X2 60000 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTX 1050 54160 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 5840 (11%)

Pixel Rate

The GeForce GTX 1050 is a lot (about 81%) better at full screen anti-aliasing than the Radeon HD 4870 X2, and should be able to handle higher resolutions without slowing down too much. (explain)

GeForce GTX 1050 43328 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 4870 X2 24000 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 19328 (81%)

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.

One or more cards in this comparison are multi-core. This means that their bandwidth, texel and pixel rates are theoretically doubled - this does not mean the card will actually perform twice as fast, but only that it should in theory be able to. Actual game benchmarks will give a more accurate idea of what it's capable of.

Price Comparison

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GeForce GTX 1050

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Radeon HD 4870 X2

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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 GeForce GTX 1050 Radeon HD 4870 X2
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year October 2016 Aug 12, 2008
Code Name GP107-300 R700
Memory 2048 MB 1024 MB (x2)
Core Speed 1354 MHz 750 MHz (x2)
Memory Speed 7000 MHz 3600 MHz (x2)
Power (Max TDP) 75 watts 350 watts
Bandwidth 114688 MB/sec 230400 MB/sec
Texel Rate 54160 Mtexels/sec 60000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 43328 Mpixels/sec 24000 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 640 800(160x5) (x2)
Texture Mapping Units 40 40 (x2)
Render Output Units 32 16 (x2)
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 256-bit (x2)
Fab Process 14 nm 55 nm
Transistors 3300 million 956 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16 (PCIe bridge)
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 10.1
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 3.0

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of information (measured in megabytes per second) that can be transferred across the external memory interface in one second. It is calculated by multiplying the interface width by its memory clock speed. In the case of DDR RAM, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the bandwidth is, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

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

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

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GeForce GTX 1050

Amazon.com

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Radeon HD 4870 X2

Amazon.com

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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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