GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3 vs Radeon HD 8450 OEM

GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
Memory: 512Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Jul 2010
GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
Radeon HD 8450 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2013
Radeon HD 8450 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 8450 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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 8450 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 8450 OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3Radeon HD 8450 OEM
GPU NameGT218 (8400GS-225-B1)vsCaicos (Caicos PRO-L)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size57 mm²vs67 mm²
Transistors260 millionvs370 million
Shaders16vs160
Compute Units2vs2
Core clock520 MHzvs625 MHz
ROPs4vs4
TMUs8vs8

Memory Configuration

GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3Radeon HD 8450 OEM
Memory TypeDDR2vsDDR3
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed400 MHz
800 MHz effective
vs667 MHz
1334 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3Radeon HD 8450 OEM
TDP25 wattsvs18 watts
Release Date12 Jul 2010vs8 Jan 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
    2.08 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 8450 OEM
    2.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
    4.16 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 8450 OEM
    5.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
    6.40 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 8450 OEM
    10.70 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 8400 GS Rev. 3
    39.36 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 8450 OEM
    200.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better