GeForce 210 vs Radeon HD 7470 OEM

GeForce 210
Memory: 512Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Oct 2009
GeForce 210
Radeon HD 7470 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 Jan 2012
Radeon HD 7470 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 210

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.
PhysX support, however PhysX performance on newest games may be poor.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7470 OEM

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon HD 7470 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7470 OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 210Radeon HD 7470 OEM
GPU NameGT218 (GT218-300-B1)vsCaicos (Khalidster)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size57 mm²vs67 mm²
Transistors260 millionvs370 million
Shaders16vs160
Compute Units2vs2
Core clock520 MHzvs750 MHz
ROPs4vs4
TMUs8vs8

Memory Configuration

GeForce 210Radeon HD 7470 OEM
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed400 MHz
800 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
3600 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 210Radeon HD 7470 OEM
TDP31 wattsvs27 watts
Release Date12 Oct 2009vs5 Jan 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 210
    2.08 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7470 OEM
    3.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 210
    4.16 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7470 OEM
    6.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 210
    6.40 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7470 OEM
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 210
    39.36 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7470 OEM
    240.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better