NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti vs ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

Comparative analysis of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti 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 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 7 month(s) later
  • Around 31% higher core clock speed: 875 MHz vs 669 MHz
  • 4.5x more pipelines: 2880 vs 2x 320
  • 6.2x better floating-point performance: 5,345 gflops vs 2x 428.2 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 55 nm
  • 3x more maximum memory size: 3 GB vs 2x 512 MB
  • 11.2x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 9247 vs 822
  • Around 47% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 619 vs 422
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 7 November 2013 vs 4 April 2008
Core clock speed 875 MHz vs 669 MHz
Pipelines 2880 vs 2x 320
Floating-point performance 5,345 gflops vs 2x 428.2 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 55 nm
Maximum memory size 3 GB vs 2x 512 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 9247 vs 822
PassMark - G2D Mark 619 vs 422

Reasons to consider the ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

  • Around 79% lower typical power consumption: 140 Watt vs 250 Watt
  • 236.6x more memory clock speed: 1656 MHz vs 7.0 GB/s
Texture fill rate 2x 10.7 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 210 billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt vs 250 Watt
Memory clock speed 1656 MHz vs 7.0 GB/s

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti
GPU 2: ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
9247
822
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
619
422
Name NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 9247 822
PassMark - G2D Mark 619 422
Geekbench - OpenCL 20311
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 75.429
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 2001.15
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 6.854
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 58.067
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 182.11
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 10021
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3699
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3342
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 10021
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3699
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3342
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 3404

Compare specifications (specs)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti ATI Radeon HD 3850 X2

Essentials

Architecture Kepler TeraScale
Code name GK110B RV670
Launch date 7 November 2013 4 April 2008
Launch price (MSRP) $699 $349
Place in performance rating 231 216
Price now $749.99
Type Desktop Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 14.80

Technical info

Boost clock speed 928 MHz
Core clock speed 875 MHz 669 MHz
CUDA cores 2880
Floating-point performance 5,345 gflops 2x 428.2 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 55 nm
Pipelines 2880 2x 320
Texture fill rate 210 billion / sec 2x 10.7 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 140 Watt
Transistor count 7,080 million 666 million

Video outputs and ports

Audio input for HDMI Internal
Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort, One Dual Link DVI-I, One Dual Link DVI-D, One HDMI... 2x DVI, 1x S-Video
G-SYNC support
HDCP
HDMI
Maximum VGA resolution 2048x1536
Multi monitor support

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCI Express 3.0
Height 4.376" (11.1 cm)
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 10.5" (26.7 cm) 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors One 8-pin and one 6-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (11_1) 10.0
OpenGL 4.4 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 3 GB 2x 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 336 GB / s 2x 53.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 384 Bit 2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 7.0 GB/s 1656 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3
Shared memory 0

Technologies

3D Gaming
3D Vision
3D Vision Live
Adaptive VSync
Blu Ray 3D
CUDA
FXAA
GeForce Experience
GPU Boost
SLI
TXAA