GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition vs Radeon HD 6930

GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 19 May 2010
GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition
Radeon HD 6930
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Dec 2011
Radeon HD 6930
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition

136 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6930 .
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 6930

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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 6930

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 6930

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition Radeon HD 6930
GPU Name G96C () vs Cayman (Cayman CE)
Fab Process 55 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 121 mm² vs 389 mm²
Transistors 314 million vs 2,640 million
Shaders 32 vs 1280
Compute Units 2 vs 20
Core clock 550 MHz vs 750 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 32
TMUs 16 vs 80

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition Radeon HD 6930
Memory Type GDDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs 1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition Radeon HD 6930
TDP 50 watts vs 186 watts
Release Date 19 May 2010 vs 1 Dec 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition
    4.40 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6930
    24.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition
    8.80 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6930
    60.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition
    25.60 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6930
    154.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9500 GT Mac Edition
    89.60 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6930
    1920.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better