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Top 10 Home Theater Video Cards

Updated on April 23, 2009

Here are the Top 10 Home Theater Video Cards, which are all best suited to the purpose of providing the absolute best value in the Home Theater market from ATi and nVidia. Since different applications utilize varying performance qualities of graphics subsystems, the total performance index is not sufficient to make a clear determination of which video card is best for your use. If your application is engaged in performing some CUDA computations on an nVidia card, for instance, you might want to go for the highest FLOPS percentage on the pie chart for that card. That would indicate that the card is skewed towards high level GPU computation which is best suited for CUDA apps.

nVidia GeForce 9600 GSO (G94)
Manufacturer - nVidia
Series - GeForce 9
GPU - G94
Month of Release - 11/08
Interface - PCI-E 2.0 x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 800 (1600 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 550
Shader Clock, MHz - 1375
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 51.2
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 176.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 6600
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 26400
Core Clock Index - 0.89
Shader Clock Index - 1.35
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.93
FLOPS Index - 0.46
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.77
Texture Fill Rate Index - 1.33
Weighted Index - 3.56

nVidia GeForce 8800 GS
Manufacturer - nVidia
Series - GeForce 8
GPU - G92
Month of Release - 01/08
Interface - PCI-E 2.0 x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 800 (1600 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 550
Shader Clock, MHz - 1375
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 38.4
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 264.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 6600
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 26400
Core Clock Index - 0.89
Shader Clock Index - 1.35
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.70
FLOPS Index - 0.69
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.77
Texture Fill Rate Index - 1.33
Weighted Index - 3.55

nVidia GeForce 9600 GSO
Manufacturer - nVidia
Series - GeForce 9
GPU - G92
Month of Release - 04/08
Interface - PCI-E 2.0 x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 800 (1600 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 550
Shader Clock, MHz - 1375
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 38.4
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 264.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 6600
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 26400
Core Clock Index - 0.89
Shader Clock Index - 1.35
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.70
FLOPS Index - 0.69
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.77
Texture Fill Rate Index - 1.33
Weighted Index - 3.55

ATi Radeon HD 2900 Pro
Manufacturer - ATi
Series - Radeon HD 2k
GPU - R600
Month of Release - 09/07
Interface - PCI-E x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 800 (1600 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 600
Shader Clock, MHz - 600
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 102.4
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 0.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 9600
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 9600
Core Clock Index - 0.97
Shader Clock Index - 0.59
Memory Bandwidth Index - 1.87
FLOPS Index - 0.00
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 1.12
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.48
Weighted Index - 3.44

ATi Radeon HD 4650 AGP
Manufacturer - ATi
Series - Radeon HD 4K
GPU - RV730
Month of Release - 04/09
Interface - AGP 8X
Memory Clock, MHz - 500 (1000 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 600
Shader Clock, MHz - 600
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 16.0
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 384.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 4800
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 19200
Core Clock Index - 0.97
Shader Clock Index - 0.59
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.29
FLOPS Index - 1.00
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.56
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.96
Weighted Index - 2.83

ATi Radeon HD 4650 PCI-E
Manufacturer - ATi
Series - Radeon HD 4K
GPU - RV730
Month of Release - 09/08
Interface - PCI-E 2.0 x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 500 (1000 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 600
Shader Clock, MHz - 600
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 16.0
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 384.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 4800
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 19200
Core Clock Index - 0.97
Shader Clock Index - 0.59
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.29
FLOPS Index - 1.00
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.56
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.96
Weighted Index - 2.83

nVidia GeForce 8600 GTS
Manufacturer - nVidia
Series - GeForce 8
GPU - G84
Month of Release - 04/07
Interface - PCI-E x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 1000 (2000 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 675
Shader Clock, MHz - 1450
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 32.0
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 139.2
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 5400
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 10800
Core Clock Index - 1.09
Shader Clock Index - 1.42
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.58
FLOPS Index - 0.36
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.63
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.54
Weighted Index - 2.79

ATi Radeon HD 2600 XT PCI-E
Manufacturer - ATi
Series - Radeon HD 2k
GPU - RV630
Month of Release - 06/07
Interface - PCI-E x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 1100 (2200 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 800
Shader Clock, MHz - 800
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 35.2
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 192.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 3200
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 6400
Core Clock Index - 1.29
Shader Clock Index - 0.78
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.64
FLOPS Index - 0.50
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.37
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.32
Weighted Index - 2.52

ATi Radeon HD 2600 XT AGP
Manufacturer - ATi
Series - Radeon HD 2k
GPU - RV630 + Rialto
Month of Release - 06/07
Interface - AGP 8X
Memory Clock, MHz - 1100 (2200 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 800
Shader Clock, MHz - 800
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 35.2
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 192.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 3200
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 6400
Core Clock Index - 1.29
Shader Clock Index - 0.78
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.64
FLOPS Index - 0.50
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 0.37
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.32
Weighted Index - 2.52

ATi Radeon HD 2900 GT
Manufacturer - ATi
Series - Radeon HD 2k
GPU - R600
Month of Release - 11/07
Interface - PCI-E x16
Memory Clock, MHz - 800 (1600 DDR)
Core Clock, MHz - 600
Shader Clock, MHz - 600
Memory Bandwidth, GB/sec - 51.2
FLOPS ,GFLOPS - 0.0
Pixel Fill Rate, MPixels/sec - 9600
Texture Fill Rate, Mtexels/sec - 9600
Core Clock Index - 0.97
Shader Clock Index - 0.59
Memory Bandwidth Index - 0.93
FLOPS Index - 0.00
Pixel Fill Rate Index - 1.12
Texture Fill Rate Index - 0.48
Weighted Index - 2.51

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      Wow,

      All these top 10 theater cards are swesome,

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