NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX vs AMD Radeon HD 6570
Comparison of GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
36.8 billion / sec
15.6 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 2.1 x16
PCIe 1.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
86.4 GB / s
28.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8800 GTX 3.50
HD 6570 3.50
8800 GTX 762 +0.4%
HD 6570 759
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (86.4 vs 28.8 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6570
Much newer (7 February 2011 vs 8 November 2006)
Cheaper ($79 vs $599)
More pipelines (480 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (40 vs 155 watts)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
So, 8800 GTX or HD 6570?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX and AMD Radeon HD 6570. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 8800 GTX and Radeon HD 6570, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.