GeForce 9800 GTX vs GeForce GTX 750 Ti

GeForce 9800 GTX
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Mar 2008
GeForce 9800 GTX
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Feb 2014
GeForce GTX 750 Ti

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    350%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 9800 GTX

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 750 Ti

80 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce 9800 GTX .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 250% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

GeForce GTX 750 Ti

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 750 Ti

The GeForce GTX 750 Ti is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTX GeForce GTX 750 Ti
GPU Name G92 (G92-420-A2) vs GM107 (GM107-400-A2)
Fab Process 65 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 324 mm² vs 148 mm²
Transistors 754 million vs 1,870 million
Shaders 128 vs 640
Compute Units 8 vs 5
Core clock 675 MHz vs 1020 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 16
TMUs 64 vs 40

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTX GeForce GTX 750 Ti
Memory Type GDDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1100 MHz
2200 MHz effective
vs 1350 MHz
5400 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9800 GTX GeForce GTX 750 Ti
TDP 140 watts vs 60 watts
Release Date 28 Mar 2008 vs 18 Feb 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    10.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    16.32 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    43.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    40.80 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    70.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    86.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    432.10 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    1305.60 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    1600
  • GeForce GTX 750 Ti
    5610

Points (higher is better)