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GeForce 9800 GTX vs Radeon R9 M275X

Intro

The GeForce 9800 GTX makes use of a 65 nm design. nVidia has set the core frequency at 675 MHz. The GDDR3 RAM is set to run at a frequency of 1100 MHz on this particular card. It features 128 SPUs along with 64 Texture Address Units and 16 ROPs.

Compare all of that to the Radeon R9 M275X, which has a clock frequency of 900 MHz and a GDDR5 memory frequency of 1125 MHz. It also uses a 128-bit bus, and makes use of a 28 nm design. It is comprised of 640 SPUs, 40 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon R9 M275X 50 Watts
GeForce 9800 GTX 140 Watts
Difference: 90 Watts (180%)

Memory Bandwidth

The Radeon R9 M275X, in theory, should perform a small bit faster than the GeForce 9800 GTX in general. (explain)

Radeon R9 M275X 72000 MB/sec
GeForce 9800 GTX 70400 MB/sec
Difference: 1600 (2%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce 9800 GTX is a little bit (approximately 20%) faster with regards to anisotropic filtering than the Radeon R9 M275X. (explain)

GeForce 9800 GTX 43200 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R9 M275X 36000 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 7200 (20%)

Pixel Rate

If using a high resolution is important to you, then the Radeon R9 M275X is the winner, by a large margin. (explain)

Radeon R9 M275X 14400 Mpixels/sec
GeForce 9800 GTX 10800 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 3600 (33%)

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 M275X

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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 M275X
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year April 2008 May 1 2014
Code Name G92 Venus XTX
Memory 512 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 675 MHz 900 MHz
Memory Speed 2200 MHz 4500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 140 watts 50 watts
Bandwidth 70400 MB/sec 72000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 43200 Mtexels/sec 36000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 10800 Mpixels/sec 14400 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 65 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 moved across the external memory interface within a second. It's calculated by multiplying the card's interface width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR memory, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If it uses DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the faster 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 are processed per second. This number is calculated by multiplying the total number of texture units of the card by the core speed of the chip. The higher this number, the better the graphics card will be at handling texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied in a second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum number of pixels the video card could possibly record to its local memory in a second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The number is calculated by multiplying the amount of Raster Operations Pipelines by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel output rate also depends on lots of other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to get to the maximum fill rate.

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GeForce 9800 GTX

Amazon.com

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Radeon R9 M275X

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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