GeForce GT 120 OEM vs GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2

GeForce GT 120 OEM
Memory: 512Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 10 Mar 2009
GeForce GT 120 OEM
GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2011
GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 120 OEM

56 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2 .
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GTS 450 Rev. 2

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2

HWBench recommends GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2

Based on theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 120 OEMGeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
GPU NameG96C ()vsGF116 (GF116-200-KA-A1)
Fab Process55 nmvs40 nm
Die Size121 mm²vs238 mm²
Transistors314 millionvs1,170 million
Shaders32vs192
Compute Units2vs4
Core clock738 MHzvs783 MHz
ROPs8vs16
TMUs16vs32

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 120 OEMGeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
Memory TypeDDR2vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed504 MHz
1008 MHz effective
vs902 MHz
3608 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 120 OEMGeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
TDP50 wattsvs106 watts
Release Date10 Mar 2009vs15 Mar 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 120 OEM
    5.90 GP/s
  • GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
    6.26 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 120 OEM
    11.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
    25.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 120 OEM
    16.10 GB/s
  • GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
    57.70 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 120 OEM
    117.50 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTS 450 Rev. 2
    601.30 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better