Radeon HD 3550 vs GeForce 210

Radeon HD 3550
Memory: 512Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Aug 2008
Radeon HD 3550
GeForce 210
Memory: 512Mb DDR3DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 3550GeForce 210
GPU NameRV620 (RV620 PRO)vsGT218 (GT218-300-B1)
Fab Process55 nmvs40 nm
Die Size67 mm²vs57 mm²
Transistors181 millionvs260 million
Shaders40vs16
Compute Units2vs2
Core clock594 MHzvs520 MHz
ROPs4vs4
TMUs4vs8

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 3550GeForce 210
Memory TypeDDR2vsDDR3
Bus Width64 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed396 MHz
792 MHz effective
vs400 MHz
800 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 3550GeForce 210
TDP30 wattsvs31 watts
Release Date4 Aug 2008vs12 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