GeForce GT 240 vs GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2

GeForce GT 240
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 17 Nov 2009
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 29 May 2013
GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
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Summary

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 240

Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Tesla), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications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 GT 630 Rev. 2

44 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GT 240 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2

HWBench recommends GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GT 240GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
GPU NameGT215 (GT215-450-A2)vsGK208 (GK208-301-A1)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size144 mm²vs87 mm²
Transistors727 millionvsunknown
Shaders96vs384
Compute Units4vs2
Core clock550 MHzvs902 MHz
ROPs8vs8
TMUs32vs16

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 240GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed850 MHz
3400 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 240GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
TDP69 wattsvs25 watts
Release Date17 Nov 2009vs29 May 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 240
    4.40 GP/s
  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    7.22 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 240
    17.60 GT/s
  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    14.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 240
    54.40 GB/s
  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 240
    257.30 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2
    692.70 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better