NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS vs ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
Comparison of GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v'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
12.72 GTexel / s
4.4 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCIe 2.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v: 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
51.2 GB / s
12.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
9700M GTS 0.22 +37.5%
ATI Mobility HD 540v 0.16
3DMark Vantage Performance
9700M GTS 2825 +180.3%
ATI Mobility HD 540v 1008
Let's see how good GeForce 9700M GTS and Mobility Radeon HD 540v are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS
37.5% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (51.2 vs 12.8 GB/s)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
Much newer (5 May 2010 vs 29 July 2008)
More pipelines (80 vs 48)
Finer manufacturing process technology (55 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 60 watts)
So, 9700M GTS or Mobility HD 540v?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 9700M GTS.
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