Radeon HD 4890 vs GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

Radeon HD 4890
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Apr 2009
Radeon HD 4890
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 4890

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

152 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 4890 .
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared

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


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 4890GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
GPU NameRV790 (RV790 XT)vsGK208 ()
Fab Process55 nmvs28 nm
Die Size282 mm²vs87 mm²
Transistors959 millionvsunknown
Shaders800vs384
Compute Units10vs2
Core clock850 MHzvs902 MHz
ROPs16vs8
TMUs40vs16

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 4890GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed975 MHz
3900 MHz effective
vs1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 4890GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
TDP190 wattsvs38 watts
Release Date2 Apr 2009vs18 Jun 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 4890
    13.60 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    7.22 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 4890
    34.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    14.43 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 4890
    125.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    40.10 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 4890
    1360.00 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    692.70 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better