NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra vs ATI Radeon HD 4810

NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra
ATI Radeon HD 4810

General info

Comparison of GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
TeraScale
Code name
G80
 
RV770
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
2 May 2007
 
28 May 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
$829
 
n/d

Technical specs

GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810'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 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
640
CUDA cores
612
 
n/d
Core clock speed
612 MHz
 
625 MHz
Transistor count
681 million
 
956 million
Manufacturing process technology
90 nm
 
55 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
171 Watt
 
95 Watt
Texture fill rate
39.2 billion / sec
 
20 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
387.1 gflops
 
800.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810 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).
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
270 mm
 
246 mm
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810: 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.
Memory type
GDDR3
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
512 MB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
384 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1080 MHz
 
3600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
103.7 GB / s
 
57.6 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
SLI
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
10.1 (10_1)
OpenGL
3.3
 
3.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

8800 Ultra 0.46 +84%
ATI HD 4810 0.25

Passmark

8800 Ultra 769
ATI HD 4810 769

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra

84% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (384 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (103.7 vs 57.6 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 4810

Much newer (28 May 2009 vs 2 May 2007)
More pipelines (640 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (55 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (95 vs 171 watts)

So, 8800 Ultra or HD 4810?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 8800 Ultra.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 8800 Ultra and Radeon HD 4810, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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