NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300 vs ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO

NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300
ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO

General info

Comparison of GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Rankine
 
TeraScale
Code name
NV37
 
RV630
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
17 February 2004
 
28 June 2007

Technical specs

GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
no data
 
120
Core clock speed
250 MHz
 
600 MHz
Transistor count
45 million
 
390 million
Manufacturing process technology
150 nm
 
65 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
35 Watt
Texture fill rate
1.000
 
4.800
Floating-point performance
no data
 
144 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO 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 1.0 x16
 
PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO: 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
DDR
 
DDR2
Maximum RAM amount
128 MB
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
400 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
6.4 GB/s
 
16 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0a
 
10.0 (10_0)
OpenGL
1.5 (2.1)
 
3.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce PCX 5300 and Radeon HD 2600 PRO. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

PCX 5300 6
ATI HD 2600 PRO 211 +3416.7%

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300 over ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO.

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO

Much newer (28 June 2007 vs 17 February 2004)
Higher memory bandwidth (16 vs 6.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (65 vs 150 nm)

So, PCX 5300 or HD 2600 PRO?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce PCX 5300 and ATI Radeon HD 2600 PRO. We've got no test results to judge.
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