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GeForce GTS 450 vs Radeon HD 6670 (OEM)

Intro

The GeForce GTS 450 features core clock speeds of 783 MHz on the GPU, and 902 MHz on the 512 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 192 SPUs as well as 32 TAUs and 16 ROPs.

Compare those specifications to the Radeon HD 6670 (OEM), which uses a 40 nm design. AMD has set the core frequency at 800 MHz. The GDDR5 memory works at a speed of 1000 MHz on this specific card. It features 480 SPUs along with 24 Texture Address Units and 8 ROPs.

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Benchmarks

These are real-world performance benchmarks that were submitted by Hardware Compare users. The scores seen here are the average of all benchmarks submitted for each respective test and hardware.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

GeForce GTS 450 1453 points
Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) 1120 points
Difference: 333 (30%)

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) 63 Watts
GeForce GTS 450 106 Watts
Difference: 43 Watts (68%)

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically, the Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) should be a little bit faster than the GeForce GTS 450 in general. (explain)

Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) 64000 MB/sec
GeForce GTS 450 57728 MB/sec
Difference: 6272 (11%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTS 450 is quite a bit (about 31%) better at texture filtering than the Radeon HD 6670 (OEM). (explain)

GeForce GTS 450 25056 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) 19200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 5856 (31%)

Pixel Rate

The GeForce GTS 450 is a lot (approximately 96%) better at FSAA than the Radeon HD 6670 (OEM), and should be capable of handling higher screen resolutions without slowing down too much. (explain)

GeForce GTS 450 12528 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 6670 (OEM) 6400 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 6128 (96%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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GeForce GTS 450

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Radeon HD 6670 (OEM)

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Specifications

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Model GeForce GTS 450 Radeon HD 6670 (OEM)
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year September 2010 February 2011
Code Name GF106 Turks
Memory 512 MB 512 MB
Core Speed 783 MHz 800 MHz
Memory Speed 3608 MHz 4000 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 106 watts 63 watts
Bandwidth 57728 MB/sec 64000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 25056 Mtexels/sec 19200 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 12528 Mpixels/sec 6400 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 192 480
Texture Mapping Units 32 24
Render Output Units 16 8
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 40 nm 40 nm
Transistors 1170 million 715 million
Bus PCIe x16 PCIe 2.1 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 11 DirectX 11
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.1 OpenGL 4.1

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of information (measured in megabytes per second) that can be transported across the external memory interface in a second. It is worked out by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. In the case of DDR type RAM, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that can be processed in one second. This is worked out by multiplying the total texture units of the card by the core clock speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels per second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels the graphics card could possibly record to the local memory per second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is worked out by multiplying the amount of ROPs by the the card's clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also sometimes called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel output rate also depends on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to reach the max fill rate.

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GeForce GTS 450

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Radeon HD 6670 (OEM)

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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