AMD Radeon RX 570
vs
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980

AMD Radeon RX 570
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
RX 570 GTX 980 Difference
AMD Radeon RX 570 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Price $ 123.0 $ 249.0 126 (102%)
Year 2017 2014 3 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature 74C 81C 7 (9%)
Max Fan Noise 38dB 48.1dB 10.1 (27%)
Recommended Power Supply 470W 515W 45 (10%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
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 62.1 FPS 76.8 FPS 14.7 (24%)
Average 1440p Performance 44.9 FPS 55.2 FPS 10.3 (23%)
Average 4K Performance 25.7 FPS 32.5 FPS 6.8 (26%)
Memory 4 GB 4 GB 0 (0%)
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 2.7 $ 7.2 4.5 (167%)
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 3.8 $ 10.0 6.2 (163%)
4K Cost Per Frame $ 6.6 $ 16.9 10.3 (156%)
Variant AMD Radeon RX 570 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Overall Combination Score 80/100 78/100 2 (2%)
Our Verdict: Upgrading from RX 570 to GTX 980 is not recommended as it is less than 30% of improvement in performance. In general, a reasonable upgrade is between 30% and 50% or more to justify the purchase of new hardware. The price/performance ratio is much better for RX 570 .

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AMD Radeon RX 570
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
56
63.0
64
72.0
2019 Anthem
36
40.6
41
46.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
53
59.5
61
68.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
66
73.7
77
85.8
2019 Metro Exodus
29
32.9
34
38.2
2019 World War Z
72
81.0
65
73.0
2019 Gears of War 5
43
47.8
50
55.7
2019 F1 2019
54
60.0
62
69.9
2019 GreedFall
48
54.0
56
62.9
2019 Borderlands 3
34
38.0
39
44.2
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
72
80.0
55
62.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
24
27.2
31
35.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
48
54.0
54
61.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
46
52.0
46
52.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
46
52.0
65
73.0
2018 Fallout 76
54
61.0
75
84.0
2018 Hitman 2
43
48.0
59
66.0
2018 Just Cause 4
42
47.4
47
52.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
45
51.1
51
57.0
2018 Strange Brigade
69
77.0
80
89.7
2018 Battlefield V
63
71.0
65
73.0
2017 Dawn of War III
69
76.8
70
78.6
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
45
50.1
54
60.0
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
40
45.0
45
51.0
2017 Destiny 2
78
87.0
88
98.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
38
43.0
52
58.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
47
53.0
66
73.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
59
65.7
65
73.3
2017 For Honor
78
87.6
87
97.7
2017 Project CARS 2
55
62.0
62
69.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
67
75.2
75
83.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
39
44.4
40
45.0
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
37
42.1
42
47.4
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
38
42.8
46
52.0
2016 Doom
93
103.8
99
110.2
2016 F1 2016
62
69.7
70
78.7
2016 Hitman
71
79.1
57
64.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
60
67.5
74
82.8
2016 The Division
53
58.9
63
71.1
2016 Total War: Warhammer
53
59.4
66
73.8
2016 Battlefield 1
67
74.9
81
90.6
2016 Overwatch
73
81.2
102
114.1
2016 Dishonored 2
40
45.3
45
50.5
2015 DiRT Rally
82
91.3
93
103.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
45
50.3
59
65.7
2015 The Witcher 3
45
50.1
55
61.8
2015 Rocket League
229
255.5
256
284.9
2015 Need For Speed
63
70.8
71
79.0
2015 Project CARS
61
67.9
68
75.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
111
124.1
130
144.5
2013 Crysis 3
52
57.9
64
71.4
2013 Battlefield 4
60
67.5
84
94.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
157
175.2
175
195.4
2009 League of Legends
295
328.5
329
366.3

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AMD Radeon RX 570
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
37
46.9
42
53.6
2019 Anthem
25
32.2
29
36.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
36
46.2
42
52.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
39
49.6
46
57.8
2019 Metro Exodus
20
25.6
23
29.8
2019 World War Z
47
59.1
42
53.3
2019 Gears of War 5
27
34.7
32
40.4
2019 F1 2019
34
42.5
39
49.5
2019 GreedFall
31
39.1
36
45.5
2019 Borderlands 3
21
26.6
24
31.0
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
40
50.0
28
35.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
20
25.0
22
28.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
31
39.0
34
43.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
27
34.0
27
34.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
35
44.0
49
62.0
2018 Fallout 76
40
50.0
53
67.0
2018 Hitman 2
24
31.0
34
43.0
2018 Just Cause 4
28
35.0
31
39.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
28
35.8
31
39.9
2018 Strange Brigade
42
53.7
50
62.5
2018 Battlefield V
40
51.0
44
56.0
2017 Dawn of War III
38
48.4
41
52.2
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
29
37.1
35
44.1
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
24
31.0
32
41.0
2017 Destiny 2
59
74.0
67
84.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
26
33.0
36
45.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
27
34.3
38
47.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
37
47.4
42
52.9
2017 For Honor
40
51.1
45
57.0
2017 Project CARS 2
35
43.8
39
48.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
54
67.9
60
75.7
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
32
41.1
30
38.5
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
22
28.6
26
32.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
31
39.4
34
43.0
2016 Doom
56
70.4
58
73.6
2016 F1 2016
43
54.5
54
67.5
2016 Hitman
46
57.7
37
47.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
36
45.5
44
56.1
2016 The Division
34
43.1
43
53.8
2016 Total War: Warhammer
33
41.7
41
52.4
2016 Battlefield 1
43
54.3
53
66.9
2016 Overwatch
44
56.0
62
78.4
2016 Dishonored 2
30
38.7
34
43.1
2015 DiRT Rally
50
63.6
57
71.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
28
35.0
35
44.3
2015 The Witcher 3
30
38.0
36
45.6
2015 Rocket League
87
109.5
97
122.1
2015 Need For Speed
43
54.7
48
61.1
2015 Project CARS
41
51.8
46
57.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
64
80.3
74
93.5
2013 Crysis 3
27
34.7
35
44.3
2013 Battlefield 4
35
43.9
48
60.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
116
146.0
130
162.8
2009 League of Legends
146
182.5
162
203.5

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AMD Radeon RX 570
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
19
28.0
22
32.0
2019 Anthem
12
17.5
14
20.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
17
24.5
19
28.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
17
24.5
19
28.5
2019 Metro Exodus
11
16.1
13
18.7
2019 World War Z
23
34.0
21
30.7
2019 Gears of War 5
15
21.9
17
25.5
2019 F1 2019
18
27.0
21
31.4
2019 GreedFall
11
16.1
13
18.7
2019 Borderlands 3
9
13.9
11
16.1
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
19
28.0
22
32.0
2018 Assassin's Creed Odyssey
11
17.0
14
20.0
2018 Final Fantasy XV
16
23.0
18
26.0
2018 Shadow of the Tomb Raider
12
18.0
12
18.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
20
29.0
28
41.0
2018 Fallout 76
19
28.0
25
37.0
2018 Hitman 2
12
18.0
17
25.0
2018 Just Cause 4
12
18.3
14
20.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
12
17.2
13
19.1
2018 Strange Brigade
20
29.2
23
34.0
2018 Battlefield V
17
25.0
20
29.0
2017 Dawn of War III
16
24.0
18
27.0
2017 Ghost Recon Wildlands
14
21.0
17
25.4
2017 Assassin's Creed Origins
10
15.0
16
23.0
2017 Destiny 2
25
37.0
29
42.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
13
19.0
17
25.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
18.2
18
25.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
23
32.9
25
36.6
2017 For Honor
17
25.6
19
28.5
2017 Project CARS 2
25
36.5
28
40.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
39
56.9
44
63.5
2016 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
10
14.5
11
16.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation
19
28.1
23
34.0
2016 Doom
24
35.6
27
38.6
2016 F1 2016
22
31.8
26
38.2
2016 Total War: Warhammer
15
22.1
20
28.8
2016 Battlefield 1
20
29.2
25
35.9
2016 Overwatch
20
28.7
28
40.6
2016 Dishonored 2
21
30.7
23
34.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
10
15.3
25
36.5
2015 Rocket League
35
51.1
39
57.0
2015 Need For Speed
25
36.5
28
40.7
2015 Project CARS
25
36.5
28
40.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
26
37.2
30
43.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
91
131.4
102
146.5
2009 League of Legends
51
73.0
56
81.4
RX 570 vs GTX 980 with i7-7700K vs i7-4770K at 1080p and ultra vs ultra settings

AMD Radeon RX 570 / i7-7700K

At 1440p, RX 570 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the RX 570 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 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.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 / i7-4770K

At 1440p, GTX 980 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. This combination between GTX 980 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between GTX 980 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the GTX 980 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

RX 570 vs GTX 980 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

RX 570 GTX 980
Board NumberC940, D000PG401
Length9.5 inches 241 mm10.5 inches 267 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort1x DVI1x HDMI3x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slotDual-slot
TDP120 W165 W

Clock Speeds

RX 570 GTX 980
Boost Clock1244 MHz1216 MHz
GPU Clock1168 MHz1127 MHz
Memory Clock1750 MHz 7000 MHz effective1753 MHz 7012 MHz effective

Graphics Card

RX 570 GTX 980
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPolaris (RX 500)GeForce 900
Launch Price169 USD549 USD
ProductionActiveEnd-of-life
Release DateApr 18th, 2017Sep 19th, 2014

Graphics Features

RX 570 GTX 980
DirectX12.0 (12_0)12.0 (12_1)
OpenCL21.2
OpenGL4.54.6
Shader Model66.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.82

Graphics Processor

RX 570 GTX 980
ArchitectureGCN 4.0Maxwell 2.0
Die Size244 mm²398 mm²
GPU NamePolaris 20GM204
GPU VariantPolaris 20 XL (215-0910052)GM204-400-A1
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors5,700 million5,200 million

Memory

RX 570 GTX 980
Bandwidth224.0 GB/s224.4 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit256 bit
Memory Size4096 MB4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

RX 570 GTX 980
ROPs3264
Shading Units20482048
TMUs128128

Theoretical Performance

RX 570 GTX 980
FP32 (float) performance5,095 GFLOPS4,981 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance318.5 GFLOPS (1:16)155.6 GFLOPS (1:32)
Pixel Rate39.81 GPixel/s77.82 GPixel/s
Texture Rate159.2 GTexel/s155.6 GTexel/s

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