GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R5 230 vs 1030 among all GPUs


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Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

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Overall Score

Sapphire Radeon R5 230 

GPUBoss recommends the Sapphire Radeon R5 230  based on its .

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 230

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Sapphire Radeon R5 230

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Slightly lower TDP 19W vs 30W More than 35% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GT 1030

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Nvidia GeForce GT 1030

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Much higher clock speed 1,227 MHz vs 625 MHz More than 95% higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 1,334 MHz More than 4.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 667 MHz More than 2.2x higher memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 48.06 GB/s vs 10.7 GB/s Around 4.5x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 1,127 GFLOPS vs 200 GFLOPS Around 5.8x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 35.23 GTexel/s vs 5 GTexel/s More than 7x higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 11.74 GPixel/s vs 2.5 GPixel/s Around 4.8x higher pixel rate
Slightly better T-Rex score 3,360.26 vs 1,093.3 More than 3x better T-Rex score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R5 230 vs GeForce GT 1030

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 230
GeForce GT 1030

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R5 230
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