Submit Benchmarks!

Submit SSD Benchmark
Submit GPU Benchmark

Compare any two graphics cards:
VS

GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) vs Radeon HD 3650 512MB

Intro

The GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) has core speeds of 650 MHz on the GPU, and 850 MHz on the 1024 MB of GDDR5 RAM. It features 336 SPUs as well as 56 TAUs and 32 ROPs.

Compare that to the Radeon HD 3650 512MB, which uses a 55 nm design. AMD has set the core speed at 725 MHz. The GDDR3 RAM is set to run at a frequency of 800 MHz on this particular model. It features 120(24x5) SPUs along with 8 TAUs and 4 Rasterization Operator Units.

Display Graphs

Hide Graphs

Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Power Consumption (Max TDP)

Radeon HD 3650 512MB 78 Watts
GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) 150 Watts
Difference: 72 Watts (92%)

Memory Bandwidth

The GeForce GTX 460 (OEM), in theory, should perform quite a bit faster than the Radeon HD 3650 512MB overall. (explain)

GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) 108800 MB/sec
Radeon HD 3650 512MB 25600 MB/sec
Difference: 83200 (325%)

Texel Rate

The GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) will be a lot (more or less 528%) more effective at AF than the Radeon HD 3650 512MB. (explain)

GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) 36400 Mtexels/sec
Radeon HD 3650 512MB 5800 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 30600 (528%)

Pixel Rate

If running with lots of anti-aliasing is important to you, then the GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) is a better choice, and very much so. (explain)

GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) 20800 Mpixels/sec
Radeon HD 3650 512MB 2900 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 17900 (617%)

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

Display Prices

Hide Prices

GeForce GTX 460 (OEM)

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

Radeon HD 3650 512MB

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

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

Display Specifications

Hide Specifications

Model GeForce GTX 460 (OEM) Radeon HD 3650 512MB
Manufacturer nVidia AMD
Year October 2010 2008
Code Name GF104 RV635 PRO
Memory 1024 MB 512 MB
Core Speed 650 MHz 725 MHz
Memory Speed 3400 MHz 1600 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 150 watts 78 watts
Bandwidth 108800 MB/sec 25600 MB/sec
Texel Rate 36400 Mtexels/sec 5800 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 20800 Mpixels/sec 2900 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 336 120(24x5)
Texture Mapping Units 56 8
Render Output Units 32 4
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR3
Bus Width 256-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 40 nm 55 nm
Transistors 1950 million (Unknown) million
Bus PCIe x16 PCIe 2.0 x16/AGP 8x
DirectX Version DirectX 11 DirectX 10.1
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.1 OpenGL 3.0

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of data (counted in MB per second) that can be transferred past the external memory interface in a second. It is worked out by multiplying the interface width by its memory clock speed. If the card has DDR memory, it should 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 higher screen resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that are applied per second. This figure is calculated by multiplying the total number of texture units of the card by the core clock speed of the chip. The better the texel rate, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels processed per second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels the video card could possibly record to its 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 output rate is also dependant on many other factors, most notably the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the bandwidth is, the lower the potential to reach the maximum fill rate.

Display Prices

Hide Prices

GeForce GTX 460 (OEM)

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

Radeon HD 3650 512MB

Amazon.com

Check prices at:

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.

Comments

Be the first to leave a comment!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

WordPress Anti Spam by WP-SpamShield