NVIDIA GeForce GT 610: specs and benchmarks

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NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
NVIDIA GeForce GT 610
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 810
  • Max video memory 1024MB
  • Memory type DDR3
  • Memory clock speed 1.8 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2012
Performance 1.02


NVIDIA started GeForce GT 610 sales 2 April 2012 at a recommended price of $39.99. This is Fermi 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 1024 MB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.8 GB/s are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 14.4 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-width card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 5.7" (14.5 cm). No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 29 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of GeForce GT 610's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating981
Value for money0.04
ArchitectureFermi 2.0 (2010−2014)
GPU code nameGF119
Market segmentDesktop
Release date2 April 2012 (10 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$39.99
Price now$76 (1.9x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
Value for money

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Technical specs

GeForce GT 610's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GT 610's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores48of 18432 (AD102)
CUDA cores48
Core clock speed810 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors292 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)29 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Maximum GPU temperature102 °C
Texture fill rate6.5 billion/secof 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance155.5 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 610's 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 supportPCI Express 2.0
InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
Length5.7" (14.5 cm)
Height2.7" (6.9 cm)
Supplementary power connectorsNone


Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 610: 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 typeDDR3
Maximum RAM amount1024 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width64 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed1.8 GB/sof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth14.4 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 610. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display ConnectorsDual Link DVI-I, HDMI, VGA
Multi monitor support+
Maximum VGA resolution2048x1536
Audio input for HDMIInternal


Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GT 610. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

3D Blu-Ray+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 610, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_0)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.2of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of GeForce GT 610. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

GT 610 1.02
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • GeekBench 5 OpenCL
  • Octane Render OctaneBench


This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

GT 610 302

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

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GeekBench 5 OpenCL

Geekbench 5 is a widespread graphics card benchmark combined from 11 different test scenarios. All these scenarios rely on direct usage of GPU's processing power, no 3D rendering is involved. This variation uses OpenCL API by Khronos Group.

Benchmark coverage: 9%

GT 610 1164

Octane Render OctaneBench

This is a special benchmark measuring graphics card performance in OctaneRender, which is a realistic GPU rendering engine by OTOY Inc., available either as a standalone program, or as a plugin for 3DS Max, Cinema 4D and many other apps. It renders four different static scenes, then compares render times with a reference GPU which is currently GeForce GTX 980. This benchmark has nothing to do with gaming and is aimed at professional 3D graphics artists.

Benchmark coverage: 4%

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Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 610. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 10 Mh/s  
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 0.5 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good GeForce GT 610 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall GeForce GT 610 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.

AMD equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 610 from AMD is Radeon HD 2900 GT, which is slower by 4% and lower by 8 positions in our rating.

ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT Radeon HD 2900 GT

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Similar GPUs

Here is our recommendation of several graphics cards that are more or less close in performance to the one reviewed.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 GeForce GT 520
AMD Radeon HD 7450A Radeon HD 7450A
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AMD Radeon E6460 Radeon E6460
AMD Radeon HD 8400E Radeon HD 8400E
ATI Radeon HD 5470 Radeon HD 5470

Recommended processors

These processors are most commonly used with GeForce GT 610 according to our statistics.

User rating

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