Dirt Rally Performance Review – GeForce GTX 970 Versus Radeon R9 390

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Test System

Before jumping into doing some benchmarks, let’s take a look at the test system.  All testing was done with a fresh install of Windows 8.1 Pro x64 with all patches and no additional software running.  All benchmarks are run five times with the results averaged.  Each of the benchmarks will be run with pre-configured settings at 2560×1440 resolution. We will be comparing the Sapphire Nitrio 390 and eVGA GTX 970 SC.  The drivers used in the tests are:

  • NVidia:  353.06
  • AMD:  15.2

Gigabyte-Z97X-UD3H-BK-Benchmarks-CPUZ Here are the exact hardware components used in our test system

Intel Z97 Test Platform
Component Brand / Model Live Pricing
Processor Intel i5-4690K Click Here
Motherboard Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK Click Here
Memory Kleev Neo 8GB 2400Mhz Click Here
Video Card Varies Click Here
OS Solid-State Drive Intel 520 Series 180GB Click Here
Game Solid-State Drive OCZ Vertex 4 256GB Click Here
Cooling DeepCool Captain 120 Click Here
Power Supply Lepa-G G650-MAS Click Here
Operating System Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit Click Here
Monitor Dell U2715H Click Here

Sapphire Tech Nitro 390 Sapphire-Nitro-390-GPUz eVGA GTX 970 SC eVGA-nVidia-GTX-970-GPUz  

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