NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 OEM vs ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT

NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 OEM
ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT

General info

Comparison of GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.96
 
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Architecture
Kepler 2.0
 
TeraScale
Code name
GK208B
 
R600
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
9 April 2015
 
6 November 2007
Price now
$46
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT'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 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
192
 
240
Core clock speed
797 MHz
 
601 MHz
Transistor count
915 million
 
720 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
80 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
12.75
 
7.212
Floating-point performance
316.0 gflops
 
288.48 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT 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
PCIe 2.0 x8
 
PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT: 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
DDR3
 
GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
256 MB
Memory bus width
32 Bit
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
7.2 GB/s
 
51.2 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_0)
 
10.0 (10_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
3.3

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GT 710 OEM and Radeon HD 2900 GT are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 OEM

Much newer (9 April 2015 vs 6 November 2007)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 80 nm)

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT

743.8% faster (about 8.5 times) in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 32 bit)
More pipelines (240 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (51.2 vs 7.2 GB/s)

So, GT 710 OEM or HD 2900 GT?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends ATI Radeon HD 2900 GT.
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