NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX vs ATI Radeon HD 4810

NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX
ATI Radeon HD 4810

General info

Comparison of GeForce 9800 GTX and Radeon HD 4810 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Tesla
 
TeraScale
Code name
G92
 
RV770
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
28 March 2008
 
28 May 2009
Launch price (MSRP)
$299
 
n/d

Technical specs

GeForce 9800 GTX 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 9800 GTX 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
128
 
n/d
Core clock speed
1688 MHz
 
625 MHz
Transistor count
754 million
 
956 million
Manufacturing process technology
65 nm
 
55 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
140 Watt
 
95 Watt
Maximum GPU temperature
105 °C
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
43.2 billion / sec
 
20 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
432.1 gflops
 
800.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 9800 GTX 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).
Bus support
PCI-E 2.0
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
10.5" (26.7 cm)
 
246 mm
Height
4.376" (11.1 cm)
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
1x 6-pin
SLI options
2-way3-way
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 9800 GTX 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
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
 
3600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
70.4 GB / s
 
57.6 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 9800 GTX and Radeon HD 4810.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
Display Connectors
HDTVDual Link DVI
 
n/d
Multi monitor support
+
 
n/d
HDMI
Via Adapter
 
-
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 HD 4810. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
SLI
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 9800 GTX and Radeon HD 4810, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.1 (10_0)
 
10.1 (10_1)
OpenGL
2.1
 
3.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 9800 GTX and Radeon HD 4810. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

9800 GTX 0.57
ATI HD 4810 0.57

Passmark

9800 GTX 769
ATI HD 4810 769

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 9800 GTX and Radeon HD 4810 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 57.6 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 ATI Radeon HD 4810

Much newer (28 May 2009 vs 28 March 2008)
More pipelines (640 vs 128)
Finer manufacturing process technology (55 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (95 vs 140 watts)

So, 9800 GTX or HD 4810?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX and ATI Radeon HD 4810. The differences in performance seem too small.
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