ATI Radeon 9600 vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

General info

Comparison of Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Value for money (0-100)
no data
 
2.93
Architecture
Rage 8
 
Turing
Code name
RV350
 
Turing TU106
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
1 October 2003
 
6 January 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$349
Price now
$359
 
$704

Technical specs

Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
no data
 
1920
Core clock speed
324 MHz
 
1320 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1620 MHz
Transistor count
60 million
 
10,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
 
12 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
12 Watt
 
160 Watt
Texture fill rate
1.296
 
201.6

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060 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
AGP 8x
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
229 mm
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060: 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
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
64 MB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
378 MHz
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
6.048 GB/s
 
336.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060. 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 Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
-
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon 9600 and GeForce RTX 2060, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0 (9_0)
 
12
Shader Model
no data
 
6.5
OpenGL
2.0
 
4.6
OpenCL
N/A
 
1.2
Vulkan
N/A
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

Advantages of ATI Radeon 9600

Less power hungry (12 vs 160 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060

Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 1 October 2003)
Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 6.048 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 130 nm)
DLSS
Raytracing
VR Ready
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, 9600 or RTX 2060?

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