AMD Radeon HD 8570D vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 OEM

General info

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

Place in our rating
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Value for money (0-100)
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Terascale 3
GPU code name
Market segment
Launch date
26 September 2012 (8 years ago)
27 April 2009 (12 years ago)
Price now
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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 cores
Core clock speed
844 MHz
500 MHz
Number of transistors
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754 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
55 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
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75 Watt
Texture fill rate
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Floating-point performance
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240 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).

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PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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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 type
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Maximum RAM amount
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1536 MB
Memory bus width
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192 Bit
Memory clock speed
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1000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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24 GB/s
Shared memory
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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 Connectors
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API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
11.1 (10_0)
Shader Model
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Competitors of Radeon HD 8570D from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 8570D from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 710M.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 8570D:

Competitors of GeForce GT 230 OEM from AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce GT 230 OEM from AMD is Radeon R5 230.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce GT 230 OEM:

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8570D

Much newer (26 September 2012 vs 27 April 2009)

More pipelines (256 vs 96)

Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 55 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 OEM

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 OEM over AMD Radeon HD 8570D.

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 8570D and NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 OEM. We've got no test results to judge.

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