GeForce 940A vs Radeon HD 6450

GeForce 940A
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce 940A
Radeon HD 6450
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Apr 2011
Radeon HD 6450

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 940A
    471%
  • Radeon HD 6450
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 940A

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 371% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6450

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce 940A

HWBench recommends GeForce 940A

The GeForce 940A is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 940A Radeon HD 6450
GPU Name GM108 (N16S-GT-S) vs Caicos (Caicos PRO)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 0 mm² vs 67 mm²
Transistors unknown vs 370 million
Shaders 384 vs 160
Compute Units 3 vs 2
Core clock 1029 MHz vs 625 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 4
TMUs 16 vs 8

Memory Configuration

GeForce 940A Radeon HD 6450
Memory Type DDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 1001 MHz
2002 MHz effective
vs 800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 512 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 940A Radeon HD 6450
TDP 33 watts vs 18 watts
Release Date 13 Mar 2015 vs 7 Apr 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 940A
    8.23 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6450
    2.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 940A
    16.46 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6450
    5.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 940A
    16.02 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6450
    25.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 940A
    790.30 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6450
    200.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 940A
    2450
  • Radeon HD 6450
    520

Points (higher is better)