NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 240

Graphics Processor

GPU model G92 GT215
GPU variant G92-420-A2 GT215-450-A2
Architecture Tesla Tesla 2.0
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 65 nm 40 nm
Number of transistors 754 million 727 million
Die size 324 mm² 144 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Mar 28th, 2008 Nov 17th, 2009
Generation GeForce 9 GeForce 200
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Launch price 299 USD 80 USD
Interface PCIe 2.0 x16 PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews 84 in our database 49 in our database
Predecessor GeForce 8 GeForce 9
Successor GeForce 200 GeForce 400

Clocks

GPU clock 675 MHz 550 MHz
Shader clock 1688 MHz 1340 MHz
Memory clock 1100 MHz 2.2 Gbps effective 850 MHz 3.4 Gbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 512 MB 1024 MB
Memory type GDDR3 GDDR5
Memory bus width 256 bit 128 bit
Bandwidth 70.40 GB/s 54.40 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 128 96
TMUs 64 32
ROPs 16 8
SM count 16 12
Cache L2 64 KB 64 KB

Performance

Pixel rate 10.80 GPixel/s 4.400 GPixel/s
Texture rate 43.20 GTexel/s 17.60 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 432.1 GFLOPS 257.3 GFLOPS

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Dual-slot Single-slot
Length 267 mm 10.5 inches 168 mm 6.6 inches
Width 111 mm 4.4 inches
Height 38 mm 1.5 inches
TDP 140 W 69 W
Suggested PSU 300 W 250 W
Outputs 2x DVI1x S-Video 1x DVI1x HDMI1x VGA
Power connectors 2x 6-pin None
Board number P392 P680, P681

API Support & Features

DirectX 11.1 (10_0) 11.1 (10_1)
OpenGL 3.3 3.3
OpenCL 1.1 1.1
Vulkan
CUDA 1.1 1.2
Shader model 4.0 4.1

Other Features

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