AMD Radeon HD 8570D vs NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
Comparison of Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT'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 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT'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)
Maximum GPU temperature
Texture fill rate
33.6 billion / sec
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT 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
9" (22.9 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
6-pin & 8-pin
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT: 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
57.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
Dual Link DVIHDTV
Multi monitor support
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
S / PDIF
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
High Dynamic-Range Lighting (HDRR)
APIs supported by Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD 8570D 0.69
8800 GT 0.76 +10.1%
HD 8570D 679
8800 GT 747 +10%
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Let's see how good Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8570D
Much newer (26 September 2012 vs 29 October 2007)
More pipelines (256 vs 112)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 65 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT
10.1% faster in synthetic tests
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D Vision Surround
So, HD 8570D or 8800 GT?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 8570D and GeForce 8800 GT, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.