AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
Comparison of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450 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).
PCI-E 2.0 x 16
PCIe 3.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
8.25" (210 mm) (21 cm)
4.376" (111 mm) (11.1 cm)
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450: 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
1804 (3608 data rate) MHz
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450.
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
Mini HDMITwo Dual Link DVI
Maximum VGA resolution
Audio input for HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Vega Frontier Edition 62.28 +5775.5%
GTS 450 1.06
Vega Frontier Edition 13424 +1093.2%
GTS 450 1125
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition
5775.5% faster (about 59 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (27 June 2017 vs 13 September 2010)
Wider memory bus (2048 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (4096 vs 192)
Higher memory bandwidth (483.8 vs 57.7 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450
Cheaper ($129 vs $999)
Less power hungry (106 vs 300 watts)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
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)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
3D Vision Surround
So, Vega Frontier Edition or GTS 450?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon Vega Frontier Edition.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon Vega Frontier Edition and GeForce GTS 450, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.