GeForce GT 220 vs GeForce GT 710

GeForce GT 220
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 26 Jan 2010
GeForce GT 220
GeForce GT 710
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Mar 2014
GeForce GT 710

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 220

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GT 710

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).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 710

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 710

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 220 GeForce GT 710
GPU Name G94 () vs GK208 ()
Fab Process 65 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 240 mm² vs 87 mm²
Transistors 505 million vs unknown
Shaders 48 vs 192
Compute Units 2 vs 1
Core clock 600 MHz vs 954 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 8
TMUs 24 vs 16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 220 GeForce GT 710
Memory Type GDDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 256 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 700 MHz
1400 MHz effective
vs 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 220 GeForce GT 710
TDP 58 watts vs 19 watts
Release Date 26 Jan 2010 vs 27 Mar 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 220
    9.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 710
    3.82 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 220
    14.40 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 710
    15.26 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 220
    44.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 710
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 220
    144.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 710
    366.30 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better