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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 3550

Reasons to consider the
ATi Radeon HD 3550

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Higher clock speed 594 MHz vs 475 MHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Front view of GeForce 210

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 210

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Slightly more memory 1,024 MB vs 512 MB 2x more memory

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 3550  vs GeForce 210 

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

Radeon HD 3550
6.34 GB/s
GeForce 210
6.4 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 3550
2.38 GPixel/s
GeForce 210
1.9 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 3550
2.38 GTexel/s
GeForce 210
3.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 3550
47.52 GFLOPS
GeForce 210
35.2 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

gpu

Radeon HD 3550  vs
GeForce 210 
GPU brand ATI Nvidia
GPU name RV620 GT216
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 594 MHz 475 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce 210 520 MHz 512 MB

raw performance

Shading units 40 16
Texture mapping units 4 8
Render output processors 4 4
Pixel rate 2.38 GPixel/s 1.9 GPixel/s
Texture rate 2.38 GTexel/s 3.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 47.52 GFLOPS 35.2 GFLOPS

memory

Radeon HD 3550  vs
GeForce 210 
Memory clock speed 396 MHz 400 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 792 MHz 800 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 64 bit
Memory 512 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR2 DDR2
Memory bandwidth 6.34 GB/s 6.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 30W 31W

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