NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT vs ATI Radeon HD 5570
Comparison of GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570'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)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
20.8 billion / sec
13 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570 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).
16x PCI-E 2.0
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
9" (22.9 cm)
4.376" (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570: 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
57.6 GB / s
25.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
HDTVTwo Dual Link DVI
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
S / PDIF
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
9600 GT 3.78 +1.9%
ATI HD 5570 3.71
9600 GT 728 +2%
ATI HD 5570 714
Let's see how good GeForce 9600 GT and Radeon HD 5570 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
1.9% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (57.6 vs 25.6 GB/s)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 5570
Much newer (9 February 2010 vs 21 February 2008)
More pipelines (400 vs 64)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (39 vs 96 watts)
So, 9600 GT or HD 5570?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT and ATI Radeon HD 5570. The differences in performance seem too small.
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