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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 M430

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 M430

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Higher clock speed 780 MHz vs 500 MHz More than 55% higher clock speed
More memory 4,096 MB vs 1,024 MB 4x more memory
Higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 800 MHz 25% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GTS 250M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTS 250M

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Higher effective memory clock speed 3,200 MHz vs 2,000 MHz 60% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 51.2 GB/s vs 16 GB/s Around 3.2x higher memory bandwidth

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 M430  vs GeForce GTS 250M 

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

Radeon R5 M430
16 GB/s
GeForce GTS 250M
51.2 GB/s

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

Radeon R5 M430
6.24 GPixel/s
GeForce GTS 250M
4 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 M430
15.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GTS 250M
16 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 M430
499.2 GFLOPS
GeForce GTS 250M

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 M430  vs
GeForce GTS 250M 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Jet GT215
Clock speed 780 MHz 500 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 320 96
Texture mapping units 20 32
Render output processors 8 8
Pixel rate 6.24 GPixel/s 4 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.6 GTexel/s 16 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 499.2 GFLOPS 240 GFLOPS


Radeon R5 M430  vs
GeForce GTS 250M 
Memory clock speed 1,000 MHz 800 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 2,000 MHz 3,200 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 128 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 16 GB/s 51.2 GB/s


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