AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition vs NVIDIA Quadro4 580 XGL

Graphics Processor

GPU model Pitcairn NV18
GPU variant Pitcairn XT (215-0828047)
Architecture GCN 1.0 Celsius
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 28 nm 150 nm
Number of transistors 2,800 million 29 million
Die size 212 mm² 65 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Mar 5th, 2012 Nov 12th, 2002
Generation Southern Islands Quadro4 XGL
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Launch price 349 USD
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 AGP 8x
Reviews 95 in our database 26 in our database
Predecessor Northern Islands
Successor Sea Islands

Clocks

GPU clock 1000 MHz 300 MHz
Memory clock 1200 MHz 4.8 Gbps effective 200 MHz 400 Mbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 2 GB 64 MB
Memory type GDDR5 DDR
Memory bus width 256 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 153.6 GB/s 6.400 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 1280
TMUs 80 4
ROPs 32 4
Compute units 20
Cache L1 16 KB (per CU)
Cache L2 512 KB
Pixel shaders 2
Vertex shaders 0

Performance

Pixel rate 32.00 GPixel/s 1.200 GPixel/s
Texture rate 80.00 GTexel/s 1.200 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 2.560 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 160.0 GFLOPS (1:16)

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Dual-slot Single-slot
Length 241 mm 9.5 inches
TDP 175 W unknown
Suggested PSU 450 W 200 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort 1x LFH60
Power connectors 2x 6-pin None
Board number C401-47

API Support & Features

DirectX 12 (11_1) 7.0
OpenGL 4.6 1.5
OpenCL 1.2
Vulkan 1.2
Shader model 5.1
Pixel shader 1.1
Vertex shader 1.1

Other Features

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