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GeForce GTS 250 512MB vs Radeon HD 5750 512MB

Intro

The GeForce GTS 250 512MB uses a 65/55 nm design. nVidia has clocked the core speed at 738 MHz. The GDDR3 memory runs at a speed of 1100 MHz on this card. It features 128 SPUs as well as 64 Texture Address Units and 16 ROPs.

Compare those specs to the Radeon HD 5750 512MB, which comes with a core clock frequency of 700 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1150 MHz. It also makes use of a 128-bit bus, and makes use of a 40 nm design. It is made up of 720(144x5) SPUs, 36 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon HD 5750 512MB 86 Watts
GeForce GTS 250 512MB 145 Watts
Difference: 59 Watts (69%)

Memory Bandwidth

In theory, the Radeon HD 5750 512MB should be a small bit faster than the GeForce GTS 250 512MB overall. (explain)

Radeon HD 5750 512MB 73600 MB/sec
GeForce GTS 250 512MB 70400 MB/sec
Difference: 3200 (5%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTS 250 512MB should be a lot (more or less 87%) better at anisotropic filtering than the Radeon HD 5750 512MB. (explain)

GeForce GTS 250 512MB 47232 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 5750 512MB 25200 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 22032 (87%)

Pixel Rate

The GeForce GTS 250 512MB will be just a bit (about 5%) better at FSAA than the Radeon HD 5750 512MB, and also will be capable of handling higher resolutions better. (explain)

GeForce GTS 250 512MB 11808 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 5750 512MB 11200 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 608 (5%)

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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Specifications

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Model GeForce GTS 250 512MB Radeon HD 5750 512MB
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year March 3, 2009 October 13, 2009
Code Name G92a/b Juniper LE
Memory 512 MB 512 MB
Core Speed 738 MHz 700 MHz
Memory Speed 2200 MHz 4600 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 145 watts 86 watts
Bandwidth 70400 MB/sec 73600 MB/sec
Texel Rate 47232 Mtexels/sec 25200 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 11808 Mpixels/sec 11200 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 128 720(144x5)
Texture Mapping Units 64 36
Render Output Units 16 16
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 65/55 nm 40 nm
Transistors 754 million 1040 million
Bus PCIe x16 2.0 PCIe 2.1 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 10 DirectX 11
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.1 OpenGL 3.2

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the max amount of information (in units of MB per second) that can be transferred across the external memory interface in one second. It's worked out by multiplying the card's interface width by its memory speed. If the card has DDR type memory, it should be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the bandwidth is, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, HDR and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum number 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 speed of the chip. The better this number, the better the video card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels the video card can possibly write to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is worked out by multiplying the number of colour ROPs by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for drawing the pixels (image) on the screen. The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on many other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce GTS 250 512MB

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Radeon HD 5750 512MB

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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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