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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 6670 v2 MSI 2GB Edition GeForce GT 220
Cyberpunk 2077 904% 1191%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 819% 1081%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 789% 1043%
Watch Dogs Legion 869% 1146%
FIFA 21 407% 551%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 789% 1043%
Godfall 1531% 1997%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1313% 1717%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 1340% 1751%
Genshin Impact 904% 1191%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 6670 v2 MSI 2GB Edition are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce GT 220.

The HD 6670 has a 200 MHz higher core clock speed and the same number of Texture Mapping Units as the GeForce GT 220. This results in the HD 6670 providing 4.8 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 HD 6670 has a 200 MHz higher core clock speed than the GeForce GT 220, but the GeForce GT 220 has 8 more Render Output Units than the HD 6670. As a result, the GeForce GT 220 exhibits a 3.2 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the HD 6670. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The HD 6670 was released over a year more recently than the GeForce GT 220, and so the HD 6670 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GeForce GT 220.

The HD 6670 has 1024 MB more video memory than the GeForce GT 220, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. However, overall, the GeForce GT 220 has superior memory performance.

The GeForce GT 220 has 23.5 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD 6670, which means that the memory performance of the GeForce GT 220 is slightly better than the HD 6670.

The Radeon HD 6670 v2 MSI 2GB Edition has 480 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GT 220 has 48. However, the actual shader performance of the HD 6670 is 192 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce GT 220 is 72. The HD 6670 having 120 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the GeForce GT 220 performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The HD 6670 transistor size technology is 25 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GeForce GT 220. This means that the HD 6670 is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GeForce GT 220.

The Radeon HD 6670 v2 MSI 2GB Edition requires 66 Watts to run and the GeForce GT 220 requires 58 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the HD 6670 and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the GeForce GT 220. The HD 6670 requires 8 Watts more than the GeForce GT 220 to run. The difference is not significant enough for the HD 6670 to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the GeForce GT 220.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed800 MHzvs600 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureTerascale 2 Turks XTTesla G94
OC Potential Fair vs Fair
Driver Support Poor vs Poor
Release Date19 Apr 2011vs26 Jan 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
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1600x900
4.4
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3.7
1920x1080
2.9
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2.5
2560x1440
2.2
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GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed667 MHzvs700 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR3
Memory Bandwidth21.3GB/secvs44.8GB/sec
L2 Cache 256 KB green tick vs 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units480vs48
Actual Shader Performance9%vs3%
Technology40nmvs65nm
Texture Mapping Units24vs24
Texture Rate19.2 GTexel/svs14.4 GTexel/s
Render Output Units8vs16
Pixel Rate6.4 GPixel/svs9.6 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

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

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power66 Wattsvs58 Watts
Recommended PSU400 Watts & 27 Ampsvs300 Watts & 22 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX11.0vs10.0
Shader Model5.0vs4.0
Open GL4.3vs3.3
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsno
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-530 2.9GHz-
Recommended RAM4 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1366x768

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon HD 6670 v2 MSI 2GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's fast-middle-class Radeon HD 6670 v2, created by MSI.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit runs at the same speed.

Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock runs at 667MHz and the Frame Buffer was raised to 2GB. This is a gimmick and in no way benefits the GPU.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.

Performance
Without Overclocking Out of The Box, Radeon HD 6670 v2 MSI 2GB Edition is as fast as the reference Radeon HD 6670 v2.
Overview
GeForce GT 220 is a Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the First Revision of the Tesla Architecture.

Architecture
Tesla was NVIDIA's First Unified Shader Architecture.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed G92 which has 2 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 48 Shader Processing Units, 24 TMUs and 16 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 600MHz.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of GDDR3, through a 256-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 700MHz.

Features
DirectX 10.0 Support (10.0 Hardware Default) and support for NVIDIA PureVideo HD Technology, Dual-stream Hardware Acceleration, PhysX, CUDA, HybridPower and other technologies.

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

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 58W, it relies entirely on the PCI Slot for Power meaning no extra connectors are required.

Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance considerably above a Radeon HD 4550, meaning it is only slightly slower than the more recent Fermi GeForce GT 430.
Recommended CPU
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