GeForce GTX 275 vs GeForce GTX 460 SE

GeForce GTX 275
Memory: 896Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Jan 2009
GeForce GTX 275
GeForce GTX 460 SE
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Nov 2010
GeForce GTX 460 SE
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 275

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 GTX 460 SE

69 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 275 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

GeForce GTX 460 SE

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 460 SE

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 275GeForce GTX 460 SE
GPU NameGT200B (G200-105-B3)vsGF104 (GF104-225-A1)
Fab Process55 nmvs40 nm
Die Size470 mm²vs332 mm²
Transistors1,400 millionvs1,950 million
Shaders240vs288
Compute Units10vs6
Core clock633 MHzvs650 MHz
ROPs28vs32
TMUs80vs48

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 275GeForce GTX 460 SE
Memory TypeGDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width448 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1134 MHz
2268 MHz effective
vs850 MHz
3400 MHz effective
Memory Size896 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 275GeForce GTX 460 SE
TDP219 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date15 Jan 2009vs15 Nov 2010

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 275
    17.70 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 460 SE
    7.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 275
    50.60 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 460 SE
    31.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 275
    127.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 460 SE
    109.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 275
    673.90 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 460 SE
    748.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better