GeForce 9500 GT vs GeForce GT 710

GeForce 9500 GT
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jul 2008
GeForce 9500 GT
GeForce GT 710
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Mar 2014
GeForce GT 710

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 9500 GT

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GeForce GT 710

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 710

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 710

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9500 GT GeForce GT 710
GPU Name G96C () vs GK208 ()
Fab Process 55 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 121 mm² vs 87 mm²
Transistors 314 million vs unknown
Shaders 32 vs 192
Compute Units 2 vs 1
Core clock 550 MHz vs 954 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 8
TMUs 16 vs 16

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9500 GT GeForce GT 710
Memory Type GDDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 128 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9500 GT GeForce GT 710
TDP 50 watts vs 19 watts
Release Date 29 Jul 2008 vs 27 Mar 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    4.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 710
    3.82 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    8.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 710
    15.26 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    25.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 710
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    89.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 710
    366.30 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better