Radeon HD 3650 vs GeForce GT 230

Radeon HD 3650
Memory: 256Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Jan 2008
Radeon HD 3650
GeForce GT 230
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 12 Oct 2009
GeForce GT 230

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 3650

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 230

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 3650GeForce GT 230
GPU NameRV635 (RV635 PRO)vsG94B (G94-300-B1)
Fab Process55 nmvs55 nm
Die Size135 mm²vs196 mm²
Transistors378 millionvs505 million
Shaders120vs48
Compute Units3vs3
Core clock725 MHzvs650 MHz
ROPs4vs16
TMUs8vs24

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 3650GeForce GT 230
Memory TypeGDDR3vsGDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size256 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 3650GeForce GT 230
TDP65 wattsvs75 watts
Release Date20 Jan 2008vs12 Oct 2009

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 3650
    2.90 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 230
    10.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 3650
    5.80 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 230
    15.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 3650
    25.60 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 230
    57.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 3650
    174.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 230
    156.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better