GeForce GT 430 vs GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)

GeForce GT 430
Memory: 512Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 11 Oct 2010
GeForce GT 430
GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Aug 2014
GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 430

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GT 430

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 430

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 430GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
GPU NameGF108 (GF108-300-A1)vsGF119 (GF119-300-A1)
Fab Process40 nmvs40 nm
Die Size116 mm²vs79 mm²
Transistors585 millionvs292 million
Shaders96vs48
Compute Units2vs1
Core clock700 MHzvs810 MHz
ROPs4vs4
TMUs16vs8

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 430GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs898 MHz
1796 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 430GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
TDP49 wattsvs29 watts
Release Date11 Oct 2010vs22 Aug 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 430
    2.80 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    1.62 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 430
    11.20 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    6.48 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 430
    12.80 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    14.37 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 430
    268.80 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 710 (Fermi)
    155.52 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better