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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 8350 (OEM) GeForce GT 610
Cyberpunk 2077 2913% 2052%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 2656% 1869%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 2567% 1805%
FIFA 21 1420% 986%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2567% 1805%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 4220% 2986%
Watch Dogs Legion 2807% 1976%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 2753% 1938%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4140% 2929%
Genshin Impact 2913% 2052%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GT 610 are significantly better than the AMD Radeon HD 8350 (OEM).

The GeForce GT 610 has a 160 MHz higher core clock speed and the same number of Texture Mapping Units as the HD 8350. This results in the GeForce GT 610 providing 1.3 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GeForce GT 610 has a 160 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 8350 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the GeForce GT 610 providing 0.6 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The HD 8350 was released less than a year after the GeForce GT 610, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The GeForce GT 610 has 512 MB more video memory than the HD 8350, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GeForce GT 610 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GeForce GT 610 has 1.6 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD 8350, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce GT 610 is marginally better than the HD 8350.

The Radeon HD 8350 (OEM) has 80 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GT 610 has 48. However, the actual shader performance of the HD 8350 is 26 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GT 610 is 78. The GeForce GT 610 having 52 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GeForce GT 610 delivers a marginally smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the HD 8350.

The Radeon HD 8350 (OEM) requires 25 Watts to run and the GeForce GT 610 requires 29 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 250 Watts for the HD 8350 and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GeForce GT 610. The GeForce GT 610 requires 4 Watts more than the HD 8350 to run. The difference is not significant enough for the GeForce GT 610 to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the HD 8350.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed650 MHzvs810 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureTerascale Cedar PROFermi GF119-300-A1
OC Potential Fair vs Fair
Driver Support Poor vs Poor
Release Date08 Jan 2013vs02 Apr 2012
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768 - vs green tick
4.2
1600x900
2.1
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2.7
1920x1080
1.5
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1.9
2560x1440
1.1
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1.4
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GPU Memory

Memory512 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed800 MHzvs900 MHz
Memory Bus64 Bitvs64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth12.8GB/secvs14.4GB/sec
L2 Cache 128 KB green tick vs green tick 128 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units80vs48
Actual Shader Performance1%vs4%
Technology40nmvs40nm
Texture Mapping Units8vs8
Texture Rate5.2 GTexel/svs6.5 GTexel/s
Render Output Units4vs4
Pixel Rate2.6 GPixel/svs3.2 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs1
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power25 Wattsvs29 Watts
Recommended PSU250 Watts & 17 Ampsvs300 Watts & 22 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX11.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.3vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Celeron G1610 2.6GHzvsIntel Celeron G550 2.6GHz
Recommended RAM2 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1024x768vs1366x768

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon HD 8350 (OEM) is an OEM Only, entry-level Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Terascale Architecture.

Architecture
Terascale was AMD's first Unified Shader Architecture. In addition to being manufactured with a 40nm Technology, against the 55nm of previous Graphics Cards, it supports DirectX 10 and the Shaders now called Shader Processing Units have been redesigned and do all the Graphical work of Pixel and Vertex Shaders.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed Cedar PRO which has 1 Compute Units activated and thus offers 80 Shader Processing Units, 8 TMUs and 4 ROPs. The Central Unit Operates at 650MHz.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 512MB frame buffer of GDDR3, through a 64-bit memory interface. The memory clock operates at 800MHz. The size of the frame buffer is adequate.

Features
DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for Crossfire, Eyefinity, Stream Acceleration, PowerPlay and other technologies.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling Solution consists of a Single-Fan.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 18W, it requires at least a 250W PSU and it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
Radeon HD 8350 (OEM) is a Direct Rebrand of Radeon HD 6350 and performs exactly like it.
Gaming benchmarks indicate its performance is extremely limited and even the older GeForce GT 220 is still faster.

System Suggestions
We recommend a modest processor (Intel Celeron) and 2GB of RAM for a system with Radeon HD 8350 (OEM).
Overview
GeForce GT 610 is an Entry-Level Graphics Card based on the first revision of the Fermi Architecture.

Architecture
The Fermi Architecture is manufactured with a 40nm technology and uses a technique known as Hot Clocking: The Shaders are clocked twice as fast as the Central Unit. While this leads to a reasonable performance boost, it causes enormous amounts of energy dissipation, leading, ultimately, to a significantly higher operating temperature.
Fermi is also the first GPU architecture with fully cached memory access which increases memory performance.

GPU
It equips a GPU codenamed GF119-300-A1 which has 1 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 48 Shader Processing Units, 8 TMUs and 4 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 810MHz.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of DDR3, through a 64-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 900MHz.

Features
DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for 3D Vision Surround, PhysX, Realtime Raytracing and other technologies.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling Solution consists of a Single-Fan.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 29W, it requires at least a 300W PSU and it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
GeForce GT 610 is a direct rebrand of GeForce GT 520.
Gaming benchmarks put its performance somewhat below Radeon HD 6450.

System Suggestions
We recommend a modest processor (Intel Celeron) and 4GB of RAM for a system with GeForce GT 610.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
GPU Variants
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