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GeForce 9800 GTX+ vs Radeon R9 M270X

Intro

The GeForce 9800 GTX+ has a GPU clock speed of 738 MHz, and the 512 MB of GDDR3 RAM runs at 1100 MHz through a 256-bit bus. It also is made up of 128 SPUs, 64 Texture Address Units, and 16 ROPs.

Compare all that to the Radeon R9 M270X, which has GPU clock speed of 725 MHz, and 2048 MB of GDDR5 RAM set to run at 1125 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also features 640 SPUs, 40 TAUs, and 16 Raster Operation Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon R9 M270X, in theory, should be a small bit faster than the GeForce 9800 GTX+ overall. (explain)

Radeon R9 M270X 72000 MB/sec
GeForce 9800 GTX+ 70400 MB/sec
Difference: 1600 (2%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce 9800 GTX+ should be quite a bit (about 63%) more effective at AF than the Radeon R9 M270X. (explain)

GeForce 9800 GTX+ 47232 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R9 M270X 29000 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 18232 (63%)

Pixel Rate

If running with a high screen resolution is important to you, then the GeForce 9800 GTX+ is a better choice, though not by far. (explain)

GeForce 9800 GTX+ 11808 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R9 M270X 11600 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 208 (2%)

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 9800 GTX+

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Radeon R9 M270X

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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.

Specifications

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Model GeForce 9800 GTX+ Radeon R9 M270X
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year July 2008 May 1 2014
Code Name G92b Venus XT
Memory 512 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 738 MHz 725 MHz
Memory Speed 2200 MHz 4500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 145 watts (Unknown) watts
Bandwidth 70400 MB/sec 72000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 47232 Mtexels/sec 29000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 11808 Mpixels/sec 11600 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 128 640
Texture Mapping Units 64 40
Render Output Units 16 16
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 55 nm 28 nm
Transistors 754 million (Unknown) million
Bus PCIe x16 2.0 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 10 DirectX 11.2
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the maximum amount of information (in units of megabytes per second) that can be transferred past the external memory interface in one second. The number is calculated by multiplying the card's interface width by the speed of its memory. In the case of DDR type RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with AA, HDR and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that are processed per second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total texture units by the core clock speed of the chip. The higher this number, the better the 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 that the graphics card can possibly write to the local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. Pixel rate is calculated by multiplying the amount of Raster Operations Pipelines by the the core speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - aka Render Output Units) are responsible for outputting the pixels (image) to the screen. The actual pixel output rate is also dependant on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the max fill rate.

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GeForce 9800 GTX+

Amazon.com

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Radeon R9 M270X

Amazon.com

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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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