GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2 vs Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 29 May 2013
GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 22 Jun 2012
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
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Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    100%
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    768%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2

275 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

Around 668% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition

The Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
GPU NameGK208 (GK208-301-A1)vsTahiti (Tahiti XT2)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size87 mm²vs352 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs4,313 million
Shaders384vs2048
Compute Units2vs32
Core clock902 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs8vs32
TMUs16vs128

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs384 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs3072 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
TDP25 wattsvs300 watts
Release Date29 May 2013vs22 Jun 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    7.22 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    32.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    14.40 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    128.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    14.40 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    288.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    692.70 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    4096.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    1410
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
    10830

Points (higher is better)