ATI Radeon HD 3850 vs NVIDIA GeForce 615
Comparison of Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615'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)
Texture fill rate
10.69 GTexel / s
5.28 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615 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).
PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615: 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
53.1 GB / s
28.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
APIs supported by Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
ATI HD 3850 0.31
GeForce 615 0.32 +3.2%
ATI HD 3850 529
GeForce 615 548 +3.6%
Let's see how good Radeon HD 3850 and GeForce 615 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 3850
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (320 vs 48)
Higher memory bandwidth (53.1 vs 28.8 GB/s)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 615
3.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (15 May 2012 vs 19 November 2007)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (49 vs 75 watts)
So, HD 3850 or 615?
Technical City couldn't decide between ATI Radeon HD 3850 and NVIDIA GeForce 615. The differences in performance seem too small.
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