NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 vs ATI Radeon HD 5570

NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5
ATI Radeon HD 5570

General info

Comparison of GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GT2xx
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
n/d
 
Pinewood
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
n/d
 
9 February 2010

Technical specs

GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 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 GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
96
 
400
Core clock speed
550 MHz
 
625 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
627 million
Manufacturing process technology
n/d
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
39 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
13 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
520.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 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).
Interface
n/d
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
165 mm
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1700 MHz
 
3200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
25.6 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
10.1
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GT 240 GDDR5 6.19 +169.1%
ATI HD 5570 2.30

3DMark Vantage Performance

GT 240 GDDR5 5221 +33.3%
ATI HD 5570 3917

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5

169.1% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 5570

More pipelines (400 vs 96)

So, GT 240 GDDR5 or HD 5570?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 GDDR5.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GT 240 GDDR5 and Radeon HD 5570, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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