NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 vs NVIDIA GRID K540Q

Graphics Processor

GPU model GT215 GK104
GPU variant GT215-450-A2
Architecture Tesla 2.0 Kepler
Foundry TSMC TSMC
Manufacturing process 40 nm 28 nm
Number of transistors 727 million 3,540 million
Die size 144 mm² 294 mm²

Graphics Card

Release date Nov 17th, 2009 Jul 2nd, 2014
Generation GeForce 200 GRID
Production End-of-life End-of-life
Launch price 80 USD 3,599 USD
Interface PCIe 2.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews 49 in our database
Predecessor GeForce 9
Successor GeForce 400

Clocks

GPU clock 550 MHz 745 MHz
Shader clock 1340 MHz
Memory clock 850 MHz 3.4 Gbps effective 1250 MHz 5 Gbps effective

Memory Configuration

Memory size 1024 MB 4 GB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bus width 128 bit 256 bit
Bandwidth 54.40 GB/s 160.0 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 96 1536
TMUs 32 128
ROPs 8 32
SM count 12
Cache L2 64 KB 512 KB
SMX count 8
Cache L1 16 KB (per SMX)

Performance

Pixel rate 4.400 GPixel/s 23.84 GPixel/s
Texture rate 17.60 GTexel/s 95.36 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 257.3 GFLOPS 2.289 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance 95.36 GFLOPS (1:24)

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width Single-slot Dual-slot
Length 168 mm 6.6 inches 267 mm 10.5 inches
TDP 69 W 225 W
Suggested PSU 250 W 550 W
Outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x VGA No outputs
Power connectors None
Board number P680, P681

API Support & Features

DirectX 11.1 (10_1) 12 (11_0)
OpenGL 3.3 4.6
OpenCL 1.1 3.0
Vulkan 1.1
CUDA 1.2 3.0
Shader model 4.1 5.1

Other Features

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