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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 A240

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AMD Radeon R5 A240

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon R5 A240 vs the EVGA GeForce GTX 560.

Front view of GeForce GTX 560

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Higher clock speed 900 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 133.1 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s Around 9.2x higher memory bandwidth
Higher effective memory clock speed 4,160 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
Higher texture rate 50.4 GTexel/s vs 13 GTexel/s Around 4x higher texture rate
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,209.6 GFLOPS vs 416 GFLOPS Around 3x better floating-point performance
More texture mapping units 56 vs 20 36 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 1,040 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 15% higher memory clock speed
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 A240  vs GeForce GTX 560 

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

Radeon R5 A240
14.4 GB/s
GeForce GTX 560
133.1 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 560
12.6 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 A240
13 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 560
50.4 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 A240
416 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 560
1,209.6 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

gpu

Radeon R5 A240  vs
GeForce GTX 560 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Jet GF114
Clock speed 650 MHz 900 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 810 MHz 1 GB

raw performance

Shading units 320 336
Texture mapping units 20 56
Render output processors 8 32
Pixel rate 5.2 GPixel/s 12.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 13 GTexel/s 50.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 416 GFLOPS 1,209.6 GFLOPS

memory

Radeon R5 A240  vs
GeForce GTX 560 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 1,040 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 4,160 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 256 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 14.4 GB/s 133.1 GB/s

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