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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTS 250M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTS 250M

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Higher effective memory clock speed 3,200 MHz vs 1,600 MHz 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 51.2 GB/s vs 12.8 GB/s More than 4x higher memory bandwidth
More texture mapping units 32 vs 8 24 more texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce 315M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 315M

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Higher clock speed 606 MHz vs 500 MHz More than 20% higher clock speed

Features Key features of the GeForce GTS 250M  vs 315M 

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

GeForce GTS 250M
51.2 GB/s
GeForce 315M
12.8 GB/s

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

GeForce GTS 250M
4 GPixel/s
GeForce 315M
2.42 GPixel/s

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

GeForce GTS 250M
16 GTexel/s
GeForce 315M
4.85 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTS 250M
GeForce 315M
38.78 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 250M  vs
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GT215 GT218
Market Laptop Laptop
Clock speed 500 MHz 606 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 96 16
Texture mapping units 32 8
Render output processors 8 4
Pixel rate 4 GPixel/s 2.42 GPixel/s
Texture rate 16 GTexel/s 4.85 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 240 GFLOPS 38.78 GFLOPS


GeForce GTS 250M  vs
Memory clock speed 800 MHz 800 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 3,200 MHz 1,600 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 512 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 51.2 GB/s 12.8 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 28W 14W


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