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GeForce GT 440 512 MB GDDR5 vs. 1 GB DDR3 Video Card Review
Author: Gabriel Torres 115,838 views
Type: Reviews Last Updated: May 10, 2011
Page: 1 of 13
Introduction

The GeForce GT 440, an entry-level DirectX 11 video card, can come with two memory configurations: 512 MB GDDR5 running at 3.2 GHz (51.2 GB/s) or 1 GB DDR3 running at 1.8 GHz (28.8 GB/s), both costing exactly the same. So, which is the better option, a GeForce GT 440 with less but faster memory, or a GeForce GT 440 with more but slower memory? Check it out.

In the table below, you can see the differences between the two video cards.

Video Card

Core Clock

Shader Clock

Memory Clock (Real)

Memory Clock (Effective)

Memory Interface

Memory Transfer Rate

Memory

Shaders

Price

GeForce GT 440

810 MHz

1.62 GHz

900 MHz

1.8 GHz

128-bit

28.8 GB/s

1 GB DDR3

96

USD 76 – 90

GeForce GT 440

810 MHz

1.62 GHz

1.6 GHz

3.2 GHz

128-bit

51.2 GB/s

512 MB GDDR5

96

USD 76 – 90

You can compare the specs of these video cards with other video cards by taking a look at our AMD ATI Chips Comparison Table and NVIDIA Chips Comparison Table tutorials. 

Now let’s take a complete look at the two versions of the GeForce GT 440.

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