AMD FirePro 2270 vs NVIDIA NVS 315

Price now 126$
Games supported 51%
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 523 MHz
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type DDR3
  • Memory clock speed 1750 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
AMD FirePro 2270
FirePro 2270
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 600 MHz
  • Max video memory 512 MB
  • Memory type GDDR3
  • Memory clock speed 1200 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 103$
Games supported 39%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating985not rated
Value for money0.04no data
ArchitectureFermi 2.0 (2010−2014)TeraScale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code nameGF119Cedar
Market segmentWorkstationWorkstation
Release date10 March 2013
(9 years old)
31 January 2011
(11 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$159 no data
Current price$126 (0.8x MSRP)$103
Value for money

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores4880
Core clock speed523 MHz600 MHz
Number of transistors292 million292 million
Manufacturing process technology40 nm40 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)19 Watt15 Watt
Texture fill rate4.1844.800
Floating-point performance100.4 gflops96 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16PCIe 2.0 x16
Length145 mm170 mm
Supplementary power connectorsNoneNone


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeDDR3GDDR3
Maximum RAM amount1 GB512 MB
Memory bus width64 Bit64 Bit
Memory clock speed1750 MHz1200 MHz
Memory bandwidth14 GB/s9.6 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors1x DMS-591x DMS-59

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (11_0)11.2 (11_0)
Shader Model5.15.0
CUDA2.1no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

  • Passmark


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%

NVS 315 346
FirePro 2270 147

NVS 315 outperforms FirePro 2270 by 135% in Passmark.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of NVS 315 and FirePro 2270. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 12 Mh/s 9.4 Mh/s

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 10 March 2013 31 January 2011
Memory bandwidth 14 9.6
Pipelines / CUDA cores 48 80
Thermal design power (TDP) 19 Watt 15 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVS 315


AMD FirePro 2270
FirePro 2270

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Competitors of NVS 315 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to NVS 315 from AMD is FirePro V3900.

AMD FirePro V3900 FirePro V3900

Here are some closest AMD rivals to NVS 315:

FirePro W2100 261.36
FirePro V3900 190.91
NVS 315 100

Competitors of FirePro 2270 by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FirePro 2270 from NVIDIA is NVS 310.


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