NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
vs
AMD Radeon R7 370

GT 1030 R7 370 Difference
NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 AMD Radeon R7 370
Price $ 59 $ 240 181 (121%)
Year 2017 2015 2 (0%)
Maximum Recorded Temperature C 69C
Max Fan Noise dB 56dB
Recommended Power Supply 380W 460W 80 (19%)
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-7700K @ 4.20GHz ($354.99) Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS +0 FPS +0 FPS 0 (0%)
CPU Impact on FPS % 0% 0% 0 (0%)
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 26 FPS 33 FPS 7.6 (26%)
Average 1440p Performance 18 FPS 22 FPS 3.3 (17%)
Average 4K Performance 10 FPS 12 FPS 2.2 (19%)
Memory 2 GB 2 GB 0 (0%)
Overall Combination Score 66/100 62/100 4 (6%)

Our Verdict: Upgrading from GT 1030 to R7 370 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 GT 1030 .

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Fallout 76
25
29
2018 Forza Horizon 4
22
25
2018 Hitman 2
20
23
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
24
25
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
18
37
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
19
20
2016 Hitman
33
29
2016 Overwatch
34
39
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
29
30
2016 The Division
24
28
2015 DiRT Rally
38
53
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
21
28
2015 The Witcher 3
21
24
2013 Battlefield 4
28
40
2013 Crysis 3
24
29

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
18
21
2018 Hitman 2
13
15
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
14
16
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
14
28
2016 Overwatch
23
27

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030
AMD Radeon R7 370
Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
12
14
2018 Hitman 2
8
9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
8
9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
8
16
2016 Overwatch
12
14

NVIDIA GeForce GT 1030 / Core i7-7700K

The GT 1030 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GT 1030 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. The GT 1030 's power requirements are reasonable and it is very efficient compared to the competition. With current 2048 MB RAM, the GT 1030 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon R7 370 / Core i7-4790K

The R7 370 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for R7 370 against the competition in budget graphics cards. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 370 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 370 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

GT 1030 vs R7 370 Specifications Comparison

Board Design

GT 1030 R7 370
Board NumberPG110C631, C634
Length5.7 inches 145 mm6 inches 152 mm
Outputs1x DVI1x HDMI2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power ConnectorsNone1x 6-pin
Slot WidthSingle-slotDual-slot
TDP30 W110 W

Clock Speeds

GT 1030 R7 370
Boost Clock1468 MHz975 MHz
GPU Clock1228 MHz925 MHz
Memory Clock1502 MHz 6008 MHz effective1400 MHz 5600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

GT 1030 R7 370
Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x4PCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationGeForce 1000Pirate Islands (R7 300)
Launch Price79 USD149 USD
ProductionActiveActive
Release DateMay 17th, 2017Jun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

GT 1030 R7 370
DirectX12.0 (12_1)12.0 (11_1)
OpenCL1.21.2
OpenGL4.64.5
Shader Model6.15.1
Vulkan1.1.821.1.77

Graphics Processor

GT 1030 R7 370
ArchitecturePascalGCN 1.0
Die Size74 mm²212 mm²
GPU NameGP108Trinidad
GPU VariantGP108-300-A1Trinidad PRO (215-0870020)
Process Size14 nm28 nm
Transistors1,800 million2,800 million

Memory

GT 1030 R7 370
Bandwidth48.06 GB/s179.2 GB/s
Memory Bus64 bit256 bit
Memory Size2048 MB2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5

Render Config

GT 1030 R7 370
ROPs1632
Shading Units3841024
TMUs2464

Theoretical Performance

GT 1030 R7 370
FP32 (float) performance1,127 GFLOPS1,997 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance35.23 GFLOPS (1:32)124.8 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate23.49 GPixel/s31.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate35.23 GTexel/s62.40 GTexel/s