GeForce GT 1030 vs GeForce GT 610

GeForce GT 1030
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2017
GeForce GT 1030
GeForce GT 610
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Apr 2012
GeForce GT 610

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 1030

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 610

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 1030

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 1030

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 GeForce GT 610
GPU Name GP108 (GP108-300-A1) vs GF119 (GF119-300-A1)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 74 mm² vs 79 mm²
Transistors 1,800 million vs 292 million
Shaders 384 vs 48
Compute Units 3 vs 1
Core clock 1228 MHz vs 810 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 4
TMUs 24 vs 8

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030 GeForce GT 610
Memory Type GDDR5 vs DDR3
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
vs 898 MHz
1796 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030 GeForce GT 610
TDP 30 watts vs 29 watts
Release Date 17 May 2017 vs 2 Apr 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030
    23.49 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 610
    1.62 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030
    35.23 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 610
    6.48 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 1030
    48.06 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 610
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 1030
    1127.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 610
    155.50 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better