GeForce GT 230 OEM vs Radeon HD 7990

GeForce GT 230 OEM
Memory: 1536Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Oct 2009
GeForce GT 230 OEM
Radeon HD 7990
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 24 Apr 2013
Radeon HD 7990
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 230 OEM

300 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 7990 .
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 Radeon HD 7990

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

Radeon HD 7990

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7990

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 230 OEMRadeon HD 7990
GPU NameG92B (G92-250-B1)vsMalta ()
Fab Process55 nmvs28 nm
Die Size260 mm²vs365 mm²
Transistors754 millionvs4,313 million
Shaders96vs2048
Compute Units6vs32
Core clock500 MHzvs950 MHz
ROPs12vs32
TMUs48vs128

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 230 OEMRadeon HD 7990
Memory TypeDDR2vsGDDR5
Bus Width192 bitvs384 bit x2
Memory Speed500 MHz
1000 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size1536 Mbvs3072 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 230 OEMRadeon HD 7990
TDP75 wattsvs375 watts
Release Date12 Oct 2009vs24 Apr 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 230 OEM
    6.00 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7990
    60.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 230 OEM
    24.00 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7990
    244.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 230 OEM
    24.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7990
    576.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 230 OEM
    240.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7990
    7782.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better