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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTS 150

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTS 150

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Higher clock speed 738 MHz vs 550 MHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Higher texture rate 47.23 GTexel/s vs 17.6 GTexel/s Around 2.8x higher texture rate
More texture mapping units 64 vs 32 Twice as many texture mapping units
Slightly higher pixel rate 11.81 GPixel/s vs 4.4 GPixel/s Around 2.8x higher pixel rate
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 850 MHz Around 20% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 240

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 240

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Higher effective memory clock speed 3,400 MHz vs 2,000 MHz 70% higher effective memory clock speed
Lower TDP 69W vs 141W 2x lower TDP

Features Key features of the GeForce GTS 150  vs GT 240 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce GTS 150
64 GB/s
GeForce GT 240
54.4 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce GTS 150
11.81 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 240
4.4 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce GTS 150
47.23 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 240
17.6 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTS 150
GeForce GT 240
257.3 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce GTS 150  vs
GT 240 
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name G92 GT215
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 738 MHz 550 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 128 96
Texture mapping units 64 32
Render output processors 16 8
Pixel rate 11.81 GPixel/s 4.4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 47.23 GTexel/s 17.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 470 GFLOPS 257.3 GFLOPS


GeForce GTS 150  vs
GT 240 
Memory clock speed 1,000 MHz 850 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 2,000 MHz 3,400 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 128 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR3 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 64 GB/s 54.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 141W 69W

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