GeForce GT 1030 DDR4 vs Radeon HD 6850

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
Memory: 2048Mb DDR4DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Mar 2018
GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
Radeon HD 6850
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Oct 2010
Radeon HD 6850


Reasons to consider GeForce GT 1030 DDR4

107 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 6850 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6850

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

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


Core Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4Radeon HD 6850
GPU NameGP108 (GP108-310-A1)vsBarts (Barts PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size74 mm²vs255 mm²
Transistors1,800 millionvs1,700 million
Compute Units3vs12
Core clock1152 MHzvs775 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4Radeon HD 6850
Memory TypeDDR4vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1050 MHz
2100 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030 DDR4Radeon HD 6850
TDP20 wattsvs127 watts
Release Date12 Mar 2018vs21 Oct 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    22.06 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6850
    24.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    33.10 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6850
    37.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    16.80 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6850
    128.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 1030 DDR4
    1059.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6850
    1488.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better