AMD Radeon RX 570
vs
AMD Radeon R9 380X

AMD Radeon RX 570
AMD Radeon R9 380X
RX 570 R9 380X Difference
AMD Radeon RX 570 AMD Radeon R9 380X
Price $ 139.0 $ 229.0 90 (65%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 74C 71C 3 (4%)
Max Fan Noise 38dB 41.4dB 3.4 (9%)
Recommended Power Supply 470W 540W 70 (15%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0.0 FPS +0.0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0% 0.0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 61.0 FPS 46.2 FPS 14.8 (24%)
Average 1440p Performance 44.5 FPS 33.5 FPS 11 (25%)
Average 4K Performance 25.8 FPS 20.8 FPS 5 (19%)
Memory 4 GB 4 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.8 $ 5.0 2.2 (79%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.8 $ 6.8 3 (79%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.6 $ 11.0 4.4 (67%)
Overall Combination Score 80/100 69/100 11 (14%)
Our Verdict: For the most part, the R9 380X is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, the is an option for upgrade. The RX 570 is faster by 33% for 1440p gaming. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 570 .

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AMD Radeon RX 570
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
63.0
45.0
2019 Anthem
40.6
29.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
59.5
42.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
73.7
53.4
2019 Metro Exodus
32.9
23.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
52.0
40.0
2018 Fallout 76
61.0
46.0
2018 Hitman 2
48.0
36.0
2018 Just Cause 4
47.4
34.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
51.1
37.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
43.0
32.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
53.0
39.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
65.7
47.6
2017 For Honor
87.6
63.5
2017 Project CARS 2
62.0
45.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
75.2
54.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
44.4
33.1
2016 Hitman
79.1
56.0
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
67.5
47.8
2016 The Division
58.9
41.0
2016 Overwatch
81.2
61.6
2016 Dishonored 2
45.3
32.8
2015 DiRT Rally
91.3
68.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
50.3
38.1
2015 The Witcher 3
50.1
38.4
2015 Rocket League
255.5
185.2
2015 Need For Speed
70.8
51.3
2015 Project CARS
67.9
49.2
2013 Crysis 3
57.9
43.8
2013 Battlefield 4
67.5
51.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
175.2
127.0
2009 League of Legends
328.5
238.1

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AMD Radeon RX 570
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
46.9
33.5
2019 Anthem
32.2
23.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
46.2
33.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
49.6
36.0
2019 Metro Exodus
25.6
18.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
44.0
33.0
2018 Hitman 2
31.0
23.0
2018 Just Cause 4
35.0
25.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
35.8
25.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
33.0
25.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
34.3
25.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
47.4
34.4
2017 For Honor
51.1
37.0
2017 Project CARS 2
43.8
31.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
67.9
49.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
41.1
30.1
2016 Hitman
57.7
41.6
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
45.5
32.0
2016 The Division
43.1
30.6
2016 Overwatch
56.0
42.7
2016 Dishonored 2
38.7
28.0
2015 DiRT Rally
63.6
47.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
35.0
26.5
2015 The Witcher 3
38.0
28.9
2015 Rocket League
109.5
79.3
2015 Need For Speed
54.7
39.7
2015 Project CARS
51.8
37.6
2013 Crysis 3
34.7
27.2
2013 Battlefield 4
43.9
33.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
146.0
105.8
2009 League of Legends
182.5
132.3

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AMD Radeon RX 570
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
28.0
20.0
2019 Anthem
17.5
12.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
24.5
17.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
24.5
17.7
2019 Metro Exodus
16.1
11.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29.0
22.0
2018 Hitman 2
18.0
14.0
2018 Just Cause 4
18.3
13.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
17.2
12.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
19.0
14.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
18.2
14.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
32.9
23.8
2017 For Honor
25.6
18.5
2017 Project CARS 2
36.5
26.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
56.9
41.3
2016 Overwatch
28.7
21.7
2016 Dishonored 2
30.7
22.2
2015 Rocket League
51.1
37.0
2015 Need For Speed
36.5
26.4
2015 Project CARS
36.5
26.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
131.4
95.2
2009 League of Legends
73.0
52.9

AMD Radeon RX 570 / i7-7700K

It appears that the RX 570 is a more capable mid-range card that can play AAA titles at 1080p with 60 frames per second. The price/performance ratio is excellent for RX 570 against the competition in budget mid-range cards. With current 4096 MB RAM, the RX 570 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon R9 380X / i7-4790K

For the most part, the R9 380X is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 380X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

RX 570 vs R9 380X Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 570 R9 380X
Board NumberC940, D000C766, C784
Length9.5 inches 241 mm8.7 inches 221 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W190 W

Clock Speeds

RX 570 R9 380X
GPU Clock1168 MHz970 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1425 MHz 5700 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 570 R9 380X
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)Pirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price169 USD229 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Nov 19th, 2015

Graphics Features

RX 570 R9 380X
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL22
OpenGL4.54.5
Shader Model66
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 570 R9 380X
ArchitectureGCN 4.0GCN 3.0
Die Size244 mm²366 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 20Antigua
GPU VariantPolaris 20 XL (215-0910052)Antigua XT (215-0877016)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors5,700 million5,000 million

Memory

RX 570 R9 380X
Bandwidth224.0 GB/s182.4 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit256 bit
Memory Size4096 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 570 R9 380X
Compute Units3232
ROPs3232
Shading Units20482048
TMUs128128

Theoretical Performance

RX 570 R9 380X
FP16 (half) performance5,095 GFLOPS (1:1)3,973 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance5,095 GFLOPS3,973 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance318.5 GFLOPS (1:16)248.3 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate39.81 GPixel/s31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate159.2 GTexel/s124.2 GTexel/s

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