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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 3850

Reasons to consider the
ASUS Radeon HD 3850

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Significantly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus
Slightly higher pixel rate 10.7 GPixel/s vs 3.82 GPixel/s More than 2.8x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Front view of GeForce GT 710

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 710

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Higher clock speed 954 MHz vs 669 MHz Around 45% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz vs 800 MHz 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
More memory 2,048 MB vs 512 MB 4x more memory
Significantly higher memory clock speed 900 MHz vs 400 MHz 2.2x higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 19W vs 75W 3.9x lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 3850  vs GeForce GT 710 

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

Radeon HD 3850
25.6 GB/s
GeForce GT 710
14.4 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 3850
10.7 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 710
3.82 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 3850
10.7 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 710
15.26 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 3850
428.16 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


Radeon HD 3850  vs
GeForce GT 710 
GPU brand ATI Nvidia
GPU name RV670 PRO GK119
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 669 MHz 954 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card ATi Radeon HD 3850 668 MHz 512 MB None

raw performance

Shading units 320 192
Texture mapping units 16 16
Render output processors 16 8
Pixel rate 10.7 GPixel/s 3.82 GPixel/s
Texture rate 10.7 GTexel/s 15.26 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 428.16 GFLOPS 366.3 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 3850  vs
GeForce GT 710 
Memory clock speed 400 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 800 MHz 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 64 bit
Memory 512 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type DDR2 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 25.6 GB/s 14.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 75W 19W


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