GeForce GT 230 vs GeForce GT 625 OEM

GeForce GT 230
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Oct 2009
GeForce GT 230
GeForce GT 625 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Feb 2013
GeForce GT 625 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 230

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 625 OEM

46 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GT 230 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 230 GeForce GT 625 OEM
GPU Name G94B (G94-300-B1) vs GF119 ()
Fab Process 55 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 196 mm² vs 79 mm²
Transistors 505 million vs 292 million
Shaders 48 vs 48
Compute Units 3 vs 1
Core clock 650 MHz vs 874 MHz
ROPs 16 vs 4
TMUs 24 vs 8

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 230 GeForce GT 625 OEM
Memory Type GDDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 256 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs 825 MHz
1650 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 230 GeForce GT 625 OEM
TDP 75 watts vs 29 watts
Release Date 12 Oct 2009 vs 18 Feb 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 230
    10.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 625 OEM
    1.75 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 230
    15.60 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 625 OEM
    6.99 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 230
    57.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 625 OEM
    13.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 230
    156.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 625 OEM
    167.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better