GeForce 9500 GT vs GeForce GTX 570

GeForce 9500 GT
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jul 2008
GeForce 9500 GT
GeForce GTX 570
Memory: 1280Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GTGeForce GTX 570
GPU NameG96C ()vsGF110 (GF110-275-A1)
Fab Process55 nmvs40 nm
Die Size121 mm²vs520 mm²
Transistors314 millionvs3,000 million
Shaders32vs480
Compute Units2vs15
Core clock550 MHzvs732 MHz
ROPs8vs40
TMUs16vs60

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9500 GTGeForce GTX 570
Memory TypeGDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs320 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs950 MHz
3800 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1280 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9500 GTGeForce GTX 570
TDP50 wattsvs219 watts
Release Date29 Jul 2008vs7 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