GeForce 9600 GSO vs GeForce GT 220

GeForce 9600 GSO
Memory: 384Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Apr 2008
GeForce 9600 GSO
GeForce GT 220
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 26 Jan 2010
GeForce GT 220

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce 9600 GSO

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 220

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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.

GeForce 9600 GSO

HWBench recommends GeForce 9600 GSO

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9600 GSOGeForce GT 220
GPU NameG92 ()vsG94 ()
Fab Process65 nmvs65 nm
Die Size324 mm²vs240 mm²
Transistors754 millionvs505 million
Shaders96vs48
Compute Units6vs2
Core clock550 MHzvs600 MHz
ROPs12vs16
TMUs48vs24

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9600 GSOGeForce GT 220
Memory TypeGDDR3vsGDDR3
Bus Width192 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs700 MHz
1400 MHz effective
Memory Size384 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9600 GSOGeForce GT 220
TDP84 wattsvs58 watts
Release Date28 Apr 2008vs26 Jan 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9600 GSO
    6.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 220
    9.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9600 GSO
    26.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 220
    14.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9600 GSO
    38.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 220
    44.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9600 GSO
    264.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 220
    144.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better