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GeForce 9800 GX2 vs Radeon HD 4770

Intro

The GeForce 9800 GX2 has core speeds of 600 MHz on the GPU, and 1000 MHz on the 512 MB of GDDR3 memory. It features 128 SPUs along with 64 TAUs and 16 ROPs.

Compare all that to the Radeon HD 4770, which features core clock speeds of 750 MHz on the GPU, and 800 MHz on the 512 MB of GDDR5 memory. It features 640(128x5) SPUs along with 32 TAUs and 16 ROPs.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon HD 4770 80 Watts
GeForce 9800 GX2 197 Watts
Difference: 117 Watts (146%)

Memory Bandwidth

Theoretically speaking, the GeForce 9800 GX2 will be 150% faster than the Radeon HD 4770 in general, because of its higher bandwidth. (explain)

GeForce 9800 GX2 128000 MB/sec
Radeon HD 4770 51200 MB/sec
Difference: 76800 (150%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce 9800 GX2 should be much (more or less 220%) better at texture filtering than the Radeon HD 4770. (explain)

GeForce 9800 GX2 76800 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 4770 24000 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 52800 (220%)

Pixel Rate

If using high levels of AA is important to you, then the GeForce 9800 GX2 is superior to the Radeon HD 4770, by far. (explain)

GeForce 9800 GX2 19200 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 4770 12000 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 7200 (60%)

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.

One or more cards in this comparison are multi-core. This means that their bandwidth, texel and pixel rates are theoretically doubled - this does not mean the card will actually perform twice as fast, but only that it should in theory be able to. Actual game benchmarks will give a more accurate idea of what it's capable of.

Price Comparison

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GeForce 9800 GX2

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Radeon HD 4770

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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 GX2 Radeon HD 4770
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year Mar 2008 Apr 28, 2009
Code Name G92 RV740
Memory 512 MB (x2) 512 MB
Core Speed 600 MHz (x2) 750 MHz
Memory Speed 2000 MHz (x2) 3200 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 197 watts 80 watts
Bandwidth 128000 MB/sec 51200 MB/sec
Texel Rate 76800 Mtexels/sec 24000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 19200 Mpixels/sec 12000 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 128 (x2) 640(128x5)
Texture Mapping Units 64 (x2) 32
Render Output Units 16 (x2) 16
Bus Type GDDR3 GDDR5
Bus Width 256-bit (x2) 128-bit
Fab Process 65 nm 40 nm
Transistors 754 million 826 million
Bus PCIe x16 2.0 PCIe 2.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 10 DirectX 10.1
OpenGL Version OpenGL 3.0 OpenGL 3.0

Memory Bandwidth: Memory bandwidth is the maximum amount of data (counted in MB per second) that can be transported past the external memory interface within a second. It is calculated by multiplying the bus width by its memory clock speed. In the case of DDR type memory, it must be multiplied by 2 again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the memory bandwidth, the faster 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 in one second. This is calculated by multiplying the total texture units by the core speed of the chip. The higher the texel rate, 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 most pixels the graphics card can possibly write 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 - also called Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel fill rate also depends on quite a few other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the ability to reach the max fill rate.

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GeForce 9800 GX2

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Radeon HD 4770

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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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