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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 A240

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 A240

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon R5 A240 vs the Nvidia GeForce GTX 460.

Front view of GeForce GTX 460

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 460

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Higher memory bandwidth 115.2 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s 8x higher memory bandwidth
Higher effective memory clock speed 3,600 MHz vs 1,800 MHz 2x higher effective memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
More texture mapping units 56 vs 20 36 more texture mapping units
Slightly higher texture rate 37.8 GTexel/s vs 13 GTexel/s Around 3x higher texture rate
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 A240  vs GeForce GTX 460 

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

Radeon R5 A240
14.4 GB/s
GeForce GTX 460
115.2 GB/s

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

Radeon R5 A240
5.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 460
9.45 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 A240
13 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 460
37.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 A240
GeForce GTX 460
907.2 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 A240  vs
GeForce GTX 460 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Jet GF104
Clock speed 650 MHz 675 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 320 336
Texture mapping units 20 56
Render output processors 8 32
Pixel rate 5.2 GPixel/s 9.45 GPixel/s
Texture rate 13 GTexel/s 37.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 416 GFLOPS 907.2 GFLOPS


Radeon R5 A240  vs
GeForce GTX 460 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 3,600 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 256 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 14.4 GB/s 115.2 GB/s


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