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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 970

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 970

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 400 MHz More than 17.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher clock speed 1,050 MHz vs 250 MHz Around 4.2x higher clock speed
Much higher memory bandwidth 224.4 GB/s vs 3.2 GB/s Around 70.2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more memory 4,096 MB vs 64 MB 64x more memory
Much higher pixel rate 58.8 GPixel/s vs 1 GPixel/s More than 58.8x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher texture rate 109.2 GTexel/s vs 1 GTexel/s Around 109.2x higher texture rate
Many more render output processors 56 vs 4 52 more render output processors
Much higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 200 MHz More than 8.8x higher memory clock speed
Many more texture mapping units 104 vs 4 100 more texture mapping units
Significantly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile

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Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the GeForce FX 5200 Low Profile vs the GeForce GTX 970.

Features Key features of the GeForce GTX 970  vs FX 5200 Low Profile 

effective memory clock speed Frequency at which memory can be read from and written to

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

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

GeForce GTX 970
58.8 GPixel/s

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

GeForce GTX 970
109.2 GTexel/s

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

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce GTX 970  vs
FX 5200 Low Profile 
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GM204 NV34
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 1,050 MHz 250 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Texture mapping units 104 4
Render output processors 56 4
Pixel rate 58.8 GPixel/s 1 GPixel/s
Texture rate 109.2 GTexel/s 1 GTexel/s


GeForce GTX 970  vs
FX 5200 Low Profile 
Memory clock speed 1,753 MHz 200 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz 400 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 64 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 64 MB
Memory bandwidth 224.4 GB/s 3.2 GB/s


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