Radeon HD 3550 vs GeForce 210

Radeon HD 3550
Memory: 512Mb DDR2 DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Aug 2008
Radeon HD 3550
GeForce 210
Memory: 512Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Oct 2009
GeForce 210

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 3550

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce 210

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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.

No clear winner declared

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


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 3550 GeForce 210
GPU Name RV620 (RV620 PRO) vs GT218 (GT218-300-B1)
Fab Process 55 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 67 mm² vs 57 mm²
Transistors 181 million vs 260 million
Shaders 40 vs 16
Compute Units 2 vs 2
Core clock 594 MHz vs 520 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 4
TMUs 4 vs 8

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 3550 GeForce 210
Memory Type DDR2 vs DDR3
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 396 MHz
792 MHz effective
vs 400 MHz
800 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 3550 GeForce 210
TDP 30 watts vs 31 watts
Release Date 4 Aug 2008 vs 12 Oct 2009

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 3550
    2.38 GP/s
  • GeForce 210
    2.08 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 3550
    2.38 GT/s
  • GeForce 210
    4.16 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 3550
    6.34 GB/s
  • GeForce 210
    6.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 3550
    47.52 GFLOPs
  • GeForce 210
    39.36 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better