NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ vs AMD Radeon R7 M365X

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+
AMD Radeon R7 M365X

General info

Comparison of GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
G92B
 
Litho
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
16 January 2009
 
5 May 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$229
 
n/d

Technical specs

GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
384
CUDA cores
128
 
n/d
Compute units
n/d
 
6
Core clock speed
1836 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
825 MHz
Transistor count
754 million
 
1,040 million
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
141 Watt
 
n/d
Maximum GPU temperature
105 °C
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
47.2 billion / sec
 
23.04 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
470.0 gflops
 
737.3 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X 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).
Bus support
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
n/d
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
n/d
SLI options
2-way3-way
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X: 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
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
70.4 GB / s
 
64 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
No outputs
Display Connectors
HDTVDual Link DVI
 
n/d
Multi monitor support
+
 
n/d
Eyefinity
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
2048x1536
 
n/d
Audio input for HDMI
S / PDIF
 
n/d

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+
3D Vision
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
2.1
 
4.4
OpenCL
n/d
 
Not Listed
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

9800 GTX+ 0.73
R7 M365X 0.74 +1.4%

Passmark

9800 GTX+ 897
R7 M365X 905 +0.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 9800 GTX+ and Radeon R7 M365X are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+

Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (70.4 vs 64 GB/s)
3D Vision
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)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
3D Vision Surround

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M365X

1.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 16 January 2009)
More pipelines (384 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
EyefinitySupport
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

So, 9800 GTX+ or R7 M365X?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ and AMD Radeon R7 M365X. The differences in performance seem too small.
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