AMD Radeon R7 370 vs ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon R7 370 and ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R7 370

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 7 year(s) 2 month(s) later
  • Around 60% higher pipelines: 1024 vs 2x 320
  • 2.3x better floating-point performance: 1,997 gflops vs 2x 428.2 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 55 nm
  • Around 27% lower typical power consumption: 110 Watt vs 140 Watt
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 4 GB vs 2x 512 MB
  • 5.4x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 4462 vs 822
  • Around 36% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 575 vs 422
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 18 June 2015 vs 4 April 2008
Pipelines 1024 vs 2x 320
Floating-point performance 1,997 gflops vs 2x 428.2 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 55 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 110 Watt vs 140 Watt
Maximum memory size 4 GB vs 2x 512 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 4462 vs 822
PassMark - G2D Mark 575 vs 422

Reasons to consider the ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

  • 3.4x more texture fill rate: 2x 10.7 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 62.4 GTexel / s
  • Around 70% higher memory clock speed: 1656 MHz vs 975 MHz
Texture fill rate 2x 10.7 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 62.4 GTexel / s
Memory clock speed 1656 MHz vs 975 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon R7 370
GPU 2: ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
4462
822
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
575
422
Name AMD Radeon R7 370 ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 4462 822
PassMark - G2D Mark 575 422
Geekbench - OpenCL 86561
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 72.514
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 1506.404
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 7.267
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 116.279
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 359.237
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 7102
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3707
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3359
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 7102
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3707
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3359
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 1498

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon R7 370 ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

Essentials

Architecture GCN 1.0 TeraScale
Code name Trinidad RV670
Design AMD Radeon R7 300 Series
Launch date 18 June 2015 4 April 2008
Launch price (MSRP) $149 $349
Place in performance rating 239 216
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 975 MHz
Floating-point performance 1,997 gflops 2x 428.2 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 55 nm
Pipelines 1024 2x 320
Stream Processors 1024
Texture fill rate 62.4 GTexel / s 2x 10.7 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 110 Watt 140 Watt
Transistor count 2,800 million 666 million
Core clock speed 669 MHz

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x S-Video
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
Eyefinity
HDMI
Number of Eyefinity displays 6
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCIe 3.0
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 152 mm 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1 x 6-pin

API support

DirectX 12 10.0
Mantle
OpenCL 2.0
OpenGL 4.5 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 4 GB 2x 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s 2x 53.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 bit 2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 975 MHz 1656 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3
Shared memory 0

Technologies

AMD Eyefinity
AppAcceleration
CrossFire
DDMA audio
FreeSync
TrueAudio
Video Code Engine (VCE)