NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 vs MX250
Comparison of GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCI-E 2.0 x 16
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 3.0 x4
10.5" (267 mm) (26.7 cm)
4.376" (111 mm) (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
1900 MHz (3800 data rate)
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250. 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.
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
Mini HDMITwo Dual Link DVI
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GTX 570 15.20 +49.2%
GeForce MX250 10.19
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
GTX 570 4390 +19.9%
GeForce MX250 3660
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
GTX 570 5033 +8.8%
GeForce MX250 4624
3DMark Vantage Performance
GTX 570 17632 +6.9%
GeForce MX250 16488
GTX 570 3858 +49.1%
GeForce MX250 2587
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Let's see how good GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570
49.2% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (320 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (480 vs 384)
Higher memory bandwidth (152 vs 48.06 GB/s)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
3D Vision Surround
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX250
Much newer (21 February 2019 vs 7 December 2010)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (10 vs 219 watts)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
GPU Boost 3.0
So, GTX 570 or MX250?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 570 is a desktop card while GeForce MX250 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce MX250, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.