GeForce GT 1030 vs Radeon HD 6450

GeForce GT 1030
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 17 May 2017
GeForce GT 1030
Radeon HD 6450
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Apr 2011
Radeon HD 6450

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 Radeon HD 6450

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 1030Radeon HD 6450
GPU NameGP108 (GP108-300-A1)vsCaicos (Caicos PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size74 mm²vs67 mm²
Transistors1,800 millionvs370 million
Shaders384vs160
Compute Units3vs2
Core clock1228 MHzvs625 MHz
ROPs16vs4
TMUs24vs8

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 1030Radeon HD 6450
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
vs800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 1030Radeon HD 6450
TDP30 wattsvs18 watts
Release Date17 May 2017vs7 Apr 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030
    23.49 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6450
    2.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 1030
    35.23 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6450
    5.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 1030
    48.06 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6450
    25.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 1030
    1127.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6450
    200.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better