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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 470 PhysX

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 470 PhysX

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Much higher memory bandwidth 133.9 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s More than 9.2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 3,348 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 85% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 34.02 GPixel/s vs 3.82 GPixel/s Around 9x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 68.04 GTexel/s vs 15.26 GTexel/s Around 4.5x higher texture rate
Significantly more render output processors 40 vs 8 32 more render output processors
Better floating-point performance 1,089 GFLOPS vs 366.3 GFLOPS Around 3x better floating-point performance
Much wider memory bus 320 bit vs 64 bit 5x wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 56 vs 16 40 more texture mapping units
More shading units 448 vs 192 256 more shading units
Front view of GeForce GT 710

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Nvidia GeForce GT 710

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Significantly higher clock speed 954 MHz vs 608 MHz More than 55% higher clock speed
Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,280 MB 60% more memory
Much lower TDP 19W vs 215W 11.3x lower TDP

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 470 PhysX  vs GT 710 

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

GeForce GT 710
14.4 GB/s

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

GeForce GTX 470 PhysX
34.02 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 710
3.82 GPixel/s

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

GeForce GTX 470 PhysX
68.04 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 710
15.26 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce GTX 470 PhysX
1,089 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 710
366.3 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 GTX 470 PhysX  vs
GT 710 
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GF100 GK119
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 608 MHz 954 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 448 192
Texture mapping units 56 16
Render output processors 40 8
Pixel rate 34.02 GPixel/s 3.82 GPixel/s
Texture rate 68.04 GTexel/s 15.26 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,089 GFLOPS 366.3 GFLOPS


GeForce GTX 470 PhysX  vs
GT 710 
Memory clock speed 837 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 3,348 MHz 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 320 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,280 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 133.9 GB/s 14.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 215W 19W


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