Performance in Third-Person 3D Shooters
Devil May Cry 4
Looks like the video memory frequency and therefore its bandwidth matter more for the GeForce GTS 250 performance than the memory capacity of GPU speed. Palit GeForce GTS 250 1GB yields very noticeably to the reference card equipped with 512MB of local video memory. It is not a big deal because the overall performance level remains pretty high; however, we do see the negative effect from the “less overclocked” memory on Palit card.
Prince of Persia
Just like with two Radeon HD 4850 models that differed only in the amount of onboard video memory, twice the memory size doesn’t have any effect on the performance. Palit GeForce GTS 250 1GB is even a little behind the reference board equipped with 512MB of memory because of lower memory frequency. Our hero outperforms Radeon HD 4850 quite tangibly in minimal performance readings in all resolutions up to 1680x1050.