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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon R9 380X GeForce GTX 770 SLI
Red Dead Redemption 2 47% 5%
Halo: Reach 53% 70%
Cyberpunk 2077 101% 31%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 47% 5%
Doom Eternal 26% 18%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 101% 31%
Warcraft 3: Reforged 94% 96%
Grand Theft Auto VI 124% 46%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 101% 31%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 10% 41%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 SLI are significantly better than the AMD Radeon R9 380X.

The GTX 770 has a 76 MHz higher core clock speed and 128 more Texture Mapping Units than the Radeon R9 380X. This results in the GTX 770 providing 143.6 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 770 has a 76 MHz higher core clock speed and 32 more Render Output Units than the Radeon R9 380X. This results in the GTX 770 providing 35.9 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The Radeon R9 380X was released over a year more recently than the GTX 770, and so the Radeon R9 380X is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX 770.

Both GPUs exhibit very powerful performance, so it probably isn't worth upgrading from one to the other, as both are capable of running even the most demanding games at the highest settings.

The Radeon R9 380X and the GeForce GTX 770 SLI have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The GTX 770 has 266.1 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the Radeon R9 380X, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 770 is massively better than the Radeon R9 380X.

The Radeon R9 380X has 2048 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 770 SLI has 3072. However, the actual shader performance of the Radeon R9 380X is 1689 and the actual shader performance of the GTX 770 is 3333. The GTX 770 having 1644 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 770 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the Radeon R9 380X.

The Radeon R9 380X requires 190 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 770 SLI requires 400 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the Radeon R9 380X and a PSU with at least 750 Watts for the GTX 770. The GTX 770 requires 210 Watts more than the Radeon R9 380X to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 770 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the Radeon R9 380X.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed970 MHzvs1046 MHz
Boost Clock-vs1085 MHz
ArchitectureGCN 1.2 Antigua XTKepler GK104-425-A2 (x2)
OC Potential Fair vs Poor
Driver Support Great vs Good
Release Date19 Nov 2015vs30 May 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
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1600x900
10
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1920x1080
8.5
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2560x1440
6.3
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3840x2160
4.8
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GPU Memory

Memory4096 MBvs4096 MB
Memory Speed1425 MHzvs1752 MHz
Memory Bus256 Bitvs512 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth182.4GB/secvs448.5GB/sec
L2 Cache 768 KB vs green tick 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression yes vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units2048vs3072
Actual Shader Performance81%vs100%
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units128vs256
Texture Rate124.2 GTexel/svs267.8 GTexel/s
Render Output Units32vs64
Pixel Rate31 GPixel/svs66.9 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs4
HDMI Connections1vs2
DisplayPort Connections0vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power190 Wattsvs400 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs750 Watts

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.5vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-4690K 3.5GHzvsIntel Core i7-4770K 4-Core 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs12 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1920x1080vs2560x1600

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon R9 380X 2GB is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

Architecture
Radeon R9 380X equips the GPU Codenamed Antigua XT which is a GCN 1.2 GPU and has 32 Compute Units activated, offering 2048 Shader Processing Units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

GPU
The Central Unit is Clocked at 970MHz.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with fast GDDR5 and Accesses the Frame Buffer through a 256-bit Memory Interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1425MHz.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 4GB.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 190W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with two available 6-pin connectors.

Performance
Essentially, Radeon R9 380X is a Power Optimized Radeon R9 280X. As of November 2015, Radeon R9 380X has no Direct Competitor because the awaited GeForce GTX 960 Ti is yet to be released.
Benchmarks Indicate Solid Performance at 1440p but Radeon R9 380X is still best suited for 1080p Gaming, as most modern demanding games will run with FPS ranging between 20 and 40 at 1440p.

System Suggestions
Radeon R9 380X is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We Recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
GeForce GTX 770 SLI is a combination of 2 GeForce GTX 770 put together using NVIDIA's SLI technology.
Together, this combination offers 3072 Shader Processing Units, 256 TMUs and 64 ROPs. This, on a 256-bit memory interface, per card, of fast GDDR5. While the central unit runs at 1046MHz and goes up to 1085MHz, in Turbo Mode, the memory clock operates at 1752MHz.
Best case scenario, this combination performs better than dual-graphics GeForce GTX 690 but ultimately, its performance depends on the driver support and on the 3D application.
Therefore, and paired with a powerful processor, all demanding games are playable at the highest settings. Still, this combination might surpass the 450W barrier of TDP and so it will require a very powerful PSU.
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