NVIDIA GeForce GT 440 vs AMD Radeon HD 6670

Price now 175$
Games supported 58%
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Radeon HD 6670
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 0
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1050
  • Maximum resolution
NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 810 MHz
  • Max video memory 512MB GDDR5 or 1GB DDR3
  • Memory type DDR3
  • Memory clock speed 1600 MHz (GDDR5) or 900 MHz (DDR3)
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 112$
Games supported 58%

General info

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

Place in performance rating785770
Place by popularityno data89
Value for money0.100.17
ArchitectureTeraScale 2 (2009−2015)Fermi (2010−2014)
GPU code nameTurksGF108
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Designreferenceno data
Release date19 April 2011
(11 years old)
1 February 2011
(11 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$99 $79
Current price$175 (1.8x MSRP)$112 (1.4x MSRP)
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 cores48096
CUDA coresno data96
Core clock speedno data810 MHz
Boost clock speed800 MHzno data
Number of transistors716 million585 million
Manufacturing process technology40 nm40 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)66 Watt65 Watt
Maximum GPU temperatureno data98 °C
Texture fill rate19.2013.0 billion/sec
Floating-point performance768.0 gflops311.04 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).

Bus supportPCIe 2.0 x16PCI-E 2.0 x 16
InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16PCIe 2.0 x16
Length168 mm5.7" (14.5 cm)
Heightno data4.376" (11.1 cm)
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 typeGDDR5DDR3
Maximum RAM amount1 GB512 MB GDDR5 or 1 GB
Standard memory config per GPUno data1 GB GDDR5 or 2 GB
Memory bus width128 Bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed1050 MHz1600 MHz (GDDR5) or 900 MHz (DDR3)
Memory bandwidth64 GB/s28.8 (DDR3) – 51.2 (GDDR5)

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 DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGAHDMIVGADual Link DVI
Multi monitor supportno data+
Eyefinity1no data
Maximum VGA resolutionno data2048x1536
DisplayPort support-no data
Audio input for HDMIno dataInternal


Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

AppAcceleration-no data
CrossFire1no data
Enduro-no data
HD3D-no data
PowerTune-no data
TrueAudio-no data
ZeroCore-no data

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectXDirectX® 1112 (11_0)
Shader Model5.05.1
Vulkanno dataN/A
Mantle-no data
CUDAno data+

Benchmark performance

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

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

HD 6670 1.87
GT 440 1.98
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics


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%

HD 6670 735
GT 440 776

GeForce GT 440 outperforms Radeon HD 6670 by 6% in Passmark.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

HD 6670 1130
GT 440 850

Radeon HD 6670 outperforms GeForce GT 440 by 33% in 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 6670 and GeForce GT 440. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 72 Mh/s 20 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 1.87 1.98
Recency 19 April 2011 1 February 2011
Cost $99 $79
Pipelines / CUDA cores 480 96
Memory bandwidth 64 28.8
Thermal design power (TDP) 66 Watt 65 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD Radeon HD 6670
Radeon HD 6670


NVIDIA GeForce GT 440
GeForce GT 440

The differences in performance seem too small.

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Competitors of Radeon HD 6670 by NVIDIA

The nearest Radeon HD 6670's NVIDIA equivalent is GeForce GT 730A, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our performance rating.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 730A GeForce GT 730A

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 6670:

Radeon HD 6670 100
GeForce 720A 90.37

Competitors of GeForce GT 440 by AMD

The nearest GeForce GT 440's AMD equivalent is Radeon HD 5670, which is faster by 1% and higher by 2 positions in our performance rating.

ATI Radeon HD 5670 Radeon HD 5670

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GT 440:

GeForce GT 440 100

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User rating

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