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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mobility Radeon HD 3450

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ATi Mobility Radeon HD 3450

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the ATi Mobility Radeon HD 3450 vs the Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT.

Front view of GeForce 9600M GT

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Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT

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Higher effective memory clock speed 1,600 MHz vs 800 MHz 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Slightly higher memory bandwidth 25.6 GB/s vs 6.4 GB/s More than 4x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher memory clock speed 800 MHz vs 400 MHz 2x higher memory clock speed
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Slightly more texture mapping units 16 vs 4 12 more texture mapping units

Features Key features of the Mobility Radeon HD 3450  vs GeForce 9600M GT 

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

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

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

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


Mobility Radeon HD 3450  vs
GeForce 9600M GT 
GPU brand ATI Nvidia
GPU name M82 G96
Market Laptop Laptop
Clock speed 500 MHz 500 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 40 32
Texture mapping units 4 16
Render output processors 4 8
Pixel rate 2 GPixel/s 4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 2 GTexel/s 8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 40 GFLOPS 80 GFLOPS


Mobility Radeon HD 3450  vs
GeForce 9600M GT 
Memory clock speed 400 MHz 800 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 800 MHz 1,600 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 128 bit
Memory 256 MB 512 MB
Memory type DDR2 GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 6.4 GB/s 25.6 GB/s


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