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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 340X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 340X

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Slightly higher memory bandwidth 72 GB/s vs 48.06 GB/s Around 50% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GT 1030

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 1030

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Higher clock speed 1,227 MHz vs 1,000 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 4,500 MHz Around 35% higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,468 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 40% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,125 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 30W vs 65W 2.2x lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 340X  vs GeForce GT 1030 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon R5 340X
72 GB/s
GeForce GT 1030
48.06 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon R5 340X
8.4 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 1030
11.74 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon R5 340X
25.2 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 1030
35.23 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 340X
806.4 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 1030
1,127 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon R5 340X  vs
GeForce GT 1030 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Oland GP108
Clock speed 1,000 MHz 1,227 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz 1,468 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 384 384
Texture mapping units 24 24
Render output processors 8 8
Pixel rate 8.4 GPixel/s 11.74 GPixel/s
Texture rate 25.2 GTexel/s 35.23 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 806.4 GFLOPS 1,127 GFLOPS


Radeon R5 340X  vs
GeForce GT 1030 
Memory clock speed 1,125 MHz 1,502 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz 6,008 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 72 GB/s 48.06 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 65W 30W

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