AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition vs NVIDIA GRID M60-4A

Graphics Processor

GPU model Pitcairn GM204
GPU variant Pitcairn XT (215-0828047)
Architecture GCN 1.0 Maxwell 2.0
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 28 nm 28 nm
Number of transistors 2,800 million 5,200 million
Die size 212 mm² 398 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Mar 5th, 2012 Aug 30th, 2015
Generation Southern Islands GRID
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Launch price 349 USD
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews 95 in our database
Predecessor Northern Islands
Successor Sea Islands

Clocks

GPU clock 1000 MHz
Memory clock 1200 MHz 4.8 Gbps effective 1253 MHz 5 Gbps effective
Base clock 557 MHz
Boost clock 1178 MHz

Memory Configuration

Memory size 2 GB 4 GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bus width 256 bit 256 bit
Bandwidth 153.6 GB/s 160.4 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 1280 2048
TMUs 80 128
ROPs 32 64
Compute units 20
Cache L1 16 KB (per CU) 48 KB (per SMM)
Cache L2 512 KB 2 MB
SMM count 16

Performance

Pixel rate 32.00 GPixel/s 75.39 GPixel/s
Texture rate 80.00 GTexel/s 150.8 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 2.560 TFLOPS 4.825 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 160.0 GFLOPS (1:16) 150.8 GFLOPS (1:32)

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Dual-slot Dual-slot
Length 241 mm 9.5 inches 267 mm 10.5 inches
TDP 175 W 225 W
Suggested PSU 450 W 550 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort No outputs
Power connectors 2x 6-pin 1x 8-pin
Board number C401-47

API Support & Features

DirectX 12 (11_1) 12 (12_1)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6
OpenCL 1.2 3.0
Vulkan 1.2 1.1
Shader model 5.1 6.4
CUDA 5.2

Other Features

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