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GeForce GT 1030 vs GeForce GTS 450

Intro

The GeForce GT 1030 uses a 16 nm design. nVidia has set the core speed at 1265 MHz. The GDDR5 memory runs at a speed of 1502 MHz on this particular model. It features 384 SPUs along with 32 TAUs and 16 ROPs.

Compare all of that to the GeForce GTS 450, which features GPU clock speed of 783 MHz, and 512 MB of GDDR5 RAM set to run at 902 MHz through a 128-bit bus. It also is made up of 192 Stream Processors, 32 TAUs, and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

GeForce GT 1030 30 Watts
GeForce GTS 450 106 Watts
Difference: 76 Watts (253%)

Memory Bandwidth

Performance-wise, the GeForce GTS 450 should theoretically be a small bit superior to the GeForce GT 1030 in general. (explain)

GeForce GTS 450 57728 MB/sec
GeForce GT 1030 49152 MB/sec
Difference: 8576 (17%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GT 1030 will be quite a bit (approximately 62%) faster with regards to AF than the GeForce GTS 450. (explain)

GeForce GT 1030 40480 Mtexels/sec
GeForce GTS 450 25056 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 15424 (62%)

Pixel Rate

If running with high levels of AA is important to you, then the GeForce GT 1030 is superior to the GeForce GTS 450, and very much so. (explain)

GeForce GT 1030 20240 Mpixels/sec
GeForce GTS 450 12528 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 7712 (62%)

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 GT 1030

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GeForce GTS 450

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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 GT 1030 GeForce GTS 450
Manufacturer nVidia nVidia
Year May 2017 September 2010
Code Name GP108-300 GF106
Memory 2048 MB 512 MB
Core Speed 1265 MHz 783 MHz
Memory Speed 6008 MHz 3608 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 30 watts 106 watts
Bandwidth 49152 MB/sec 57728 MB/sec
Texel Rate 40480 Mtexels/sec 25056 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 20240 Mpixels/sec 12528 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 384 192
Texture Mapping Units 32 32
Render Output Units 16 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 64-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 16 nm 40 nm
Transistors 3300 million 1170 million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe x16
DirectX Version DirectX 12.0 DirectX 11
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.5 OpenGL 4.1

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the largest amount of information (counted in MB per second) that can be moved across the external memory interface in a second. It's worked out by multiplying the card's interface width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR type RAM, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by ANOTHER 2x. The higher the bandwidth is, 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 number of texture map elements (texels) that can be processed in one second. This number is calculated by multiplying the total amount of texture units by the core clock speed of the chip. The higher the texel rate, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied per second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels that the graphics card can possibly write to the local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is calculated by multiplying the number of colour ROPs by the the core clock speed. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - sometimes also referred to as Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel output rate also depends on many other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to get to the maximum fill rate.

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GeForce GT 1030

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GeForce GTS 450

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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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