Compare any two graphics cards:
GeForce GTX 560 Ti vs Geforce GTX 760
IntroThe GeForce GTX 560 Ti comes with a clock frequency of 822 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1002 MHz. It also features a 256-bit bus, and uses a 40 nm design. It is comprised of 384 SPUs, 64 TAUs, and 32 Raster Operation Units.
Compare those specifications to the Geforce GTX 760, which comes with core speeds of 980 MHz on the GPU, and 1502 MHz on the 2048 MB of GDDR5 RAM. It features 1152 SPUs along with 96 TAUs and 32 ROPs.
(No game benchmarks for this combination yet.)
Power Usage and Theoretical BenchmarksBoth cards have the same power consumption.
The Geforce GTX 760 should in theory be a lot faster than the GeForce GTX 560 Ti overall. (explain)
Texel RateThe Geforce GTX 760 should be quite a bit (approximately 79%) more effective at texture filtering than the GeForce GTX 560 Ti. (explain)
Pixel RateIf using a high screen resolution is important to you, then the Geforce GTX 760 is the winner, but not by far. (explain)
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.
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.
Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the max amount of information (in units of megabytes per second) that can be transferred across the external memory interface in a second. It's calculated by multiplying the card's bus width by its memory speed. In the case of DDR RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 once again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the memory bandwidth, the faster the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, High Dynamic Range and higher screen resolutions.
Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum amount of texture map elements (texels) that are applied per second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total amount of texture units by the core speed of the chip. The higher this number, the better the video card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed in a second.
Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels the graphics card can possibly record to the local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the number of Render Output Units by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - aka Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel rate is also dependant on many other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to reach the max fill rate.