GeForce 9800 GTX vs Radeon R5 330 OEM

GeForce 9800 GTX
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 28 Mar 2008
GeForce 9800 GTX
Radeon R5 330 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R5 330 OEM


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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 Radeon R5 330 OEM

90 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.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTXRadeon R5 330 OEM
GPU NameG92 (G92-420-A2)vsOland ()
Fab Process65 nmvs28 nm
Die Size324 mm²vs90 mm²
Transistors754 millionvs1,040 million
Compute Units8vs5
Core clock675 MHzvs830 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce 9800 GTXRadeon R5 330 OEM
Memory TypeGDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1100 MHz
2200 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 9800 GTXRadeon R5 330 OEM
TDP140 wattsvs50 watts
Release Date28 Mar 2008vs5 May 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    10.80 GP/s
  • Radeon R5 330 OEM
    6.64 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    43.20 GT/s
  • Radeon R5 330 OEM
    16.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    70.40 GB/s
  • Radeon R5 330 OEM
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 9800 GTX
    432.10 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R5 330 OEM
    531.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better