Comparison

GTX 970 vs RX 580

The RX 580 is 19.1% faster than GTX 970 in synthetic benchmark and 209.3% less expensive on the retail market.

Retail Price

$399

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Better Value

Retail Price

$ 129

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Value

9

Value

34

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3DMark Performace

3648

3DMark Performace

4346

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+19.1%

Video Memory

4 GB

Video Memory

8 GB

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+100.0%

Power Consumption

145W

Power Consumption

185W

Efficiency

25

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Efficiency

23

Release Date

2015

Release Date

2017

MSRP

329 $

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+43.7%

MSRP

229 $

AMD Equivalent to GTX 970

NAME3DMARKPRICE
Radeon RX 64003622

Nvidia Equivalent to RX 580

NAME3DMARKPRICE
GeForce GTX 10604215
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER4702
GeForce GTX 9804367

Is GTX 970 better than RX 580?

GTX 970 price to performance rating is lower than RX 580's. RX 580 offers 277.8% better value fo money.

The GTX 970 is more energy-efficient considering its performance, having power consumption of 145 watts and a 3DMark score of 3648. By comparing its benchmark score to its power consumption, we get an efficiency score of 25. RX 580's efficiency score is 23 .So GTX 970 leads by 8.7%, making it the smarter choice in terms of power consumption.