AMD Radeon R9 290X vs Sony PlayStation 4 Slim GPU

AMD Radeon R9 290X on Amazon USA
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim GPU on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical characteristics between the graphics cards, with AMD Radeon R9 290X on one side and Sony PlayStation 4 Slim GPU on the other side. The first is dedicated to the desktop sector, it has 2816 shading units, a maximum frequency of 1.0 GHz, its lithography is 28 nm. The second is used on the console segment, with 1152 execution units, it includes 72 shading units, a maximum frequency of 0.8 GHz, its lithography is 16 nm. The following table also compares the boost clock, the number of shading units (if indicated), of execution units, the amount of cache memory, the maximum memory capacity, the memory bus width, the release date, the number of PCIe lanes, the values ​​obtained in various benchmarks.

Specification comparison:

Graphics card AMD Radeon R9 290X Sony PlayStation 4 Slim GPU
Market (main) Desktop Console
Release date Q4 2013 Q3 2016
Model number 215-0852000, Hawaii XT CXD90043GB, PS4 Slim GPU
GPU name Hawaii Liverpool 16 nm
Architecture GCN 2.0 GCN 2.0
Generation Volcanic Islands R9 200 Sony Console GPU
Lithography 28 nm 16 nm
Bus interface PCIe 3.0 x16 SoC
GPU base clock 1,000 MHz 800 MHz
GPU boost clock 1,000 MHz 800 MHz
Memory frequency 1,250 MHz 1,375 MHz
Effective memory speed 5 Gbps 5.5 Gbps
Memory size 4 GB 8 GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bus 512 bit 256 bit
Memory bandwidth 320.0 GB/s 176.0 GB/s
TDP 290 W 75 W
Cores (compute units, SM, SMX) 44 -
Execution units - 1,152
Shading units 2,816 72
TMUs 176 32
ROPs 64 18
Cache memory 1 MB -
Pixel fillrate 64.0 GP/s 25.6 GP/s
Texture fillrate 176.0 GT/s 57.6 GT/s
Performance FP32 (float) 5.6 TFLOPS 1.8 TFLOPS

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We can better compare what are the technical differences between the two graphics cards.

Performance comparison with the benchmarks:

Performance comparison between the two processors, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark software such as Geekbench.

FP32 Performance in GFLOPS
AMD Radeon R9 290X 5,632
Sony PlayStation 4 Slim GPU 1,843

The difference is 206%.

Single precision floating point format, also known as FP32, is a computer number format that typically occupies 32 bits in PC memory. This represents a wide dynamic range of numeric values that employs a floating point.

See also:

AMD Radeon R9 290AMD Radeon R9 290X2


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