GeForce GT 430 vs Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition

GeForce GT 430
Memory: 512Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 11 Oct 2010
GeForce GT 430
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Feb 2012
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GT 430
    100%
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    412%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 430

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Around 312% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition

The Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 430 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
GPU Name GF108 (GF108-300-A1) vs Cape Verde (Cape Verde XT)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 116 mm² vs 123 mm²
Transistors 585 million vs 1,500 million
Shaders 96 vs 640
Compute Units 2 vs 10
Core clock 700 MHz vs 1000 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 16
TMUs 16 vs 40

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 430 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
Memory Type DDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 64 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs 1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 430 Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
TDP 49 watts vs 80 watts
Release Date 11 Oct 2010 vs 15 Feb 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 430
    2.80 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    16.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 430
    11.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    40.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 430
    12.80 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 430
    268.80 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    1280.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 430
    1010
  • Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
    4170

Points (higher is better)