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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 430

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 430

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Slightly higher memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s vs 16.02 GB/s Around 80% higher memory bandwidth
Front view of GeForce 940MX

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Nvidia GeForce 940MX

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,122 MHz vs 730 MHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,242 MHz vs 780 MHz Around 60% higher turbo clock speed
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 23W vs 50W 2.2x lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 430  vs GeForce 940MX 

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

Radeon R5 430
28.8 GB/s
GeForce 940MX
16.02 GB/s

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

Radeon R5 430
6.24 GPixel/s
GeForce 940MX
8.98 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 430
18.72 GTexel/s
GeForce 940MX
26.93 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 430
GeForce 940MX
861.7 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 430  vs
GeForce 940MX 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Oland GM108
Clock speed 730 MHz 1,122 MHz
Turbo clock speed 780 MHz 1,242 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 6.24 GPixel/s 8.98 GPixel/s
Texture rate 18.72 GTexel/s 26.93 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 599 GFLOPS 861.7 GFLOPS


Radeon R5 430  vs
GeForce 940MX 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 1,001 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 2,002 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type DDR3 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s 16.02 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 50W 23W


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