GeForce 9500 GT vs GeForce GTX 570

GeForce 9500 GT
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jul 2008
GeForce 9500 GT
GeForce GTX 570
Memory: 1280Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Dec 2010
GeForce GTX 570

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 9500 GT

169 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 570 .
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GTX 570

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 570

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 570

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9500 GT GeForce GTX 570
GPU Name G96C () vs GF110 (GF110-275-A1)
Fab Process 55 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 121 mm² vs 520 mm²
Transistors 314 million vs 3,000 million
Shaders 32 vs 480
Compute Units 2 vs 15
Core clock 550 MHz vs 732 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 40
TMUs 16 vs 60

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9500 GT GeForce GTX 570
Memory Type GDDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 128 bit vs 320 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs 950 MHz
3800 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1280 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9500 GT GeForce GTX 570
TDP 50 watts vs 219 watts
Release Date 29 Jul 2008 vs 7 Dec 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    4.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 570
    22.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    8.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 570
    43.90 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    25.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 570
    152.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9500 GT
    89.60 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 570
    1405.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better