GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 240 vs 1050 among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.9

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 240

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 240

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Lower TDP 30W vs 75W 2.5x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Much higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 730 MHz More than 85% higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 4,443 vs 966 More than 4.5x better PassMark score
Significantly higher pixel rate 46.56 GPixel/s vs 6.24 GPixel/s Around 7.5x higher pixel rate
Higher memory bandwidth 112.1 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 4x higher memory bandwidth
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,455 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 85% higher turbo clock speed
Better floating-point performance 1,862 GFLOPS vs 499.2 GFLOPS Around 3.8x better floating-point performance
Significantly better fire strike factor score 41.35 vs 10.89 More than 3.8x better fire strike factor score
Much higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 95% higher memory clock speed
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
Higher texture rate 58.2 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel/s Around 3.8x higher texture rate
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 2,863 vs 621 More than 4.5x better PassMark direct compute score
More shading units 640 vs 320 Twice as many shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 20 Twice as many texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 240 vs GeForce GTX 1050

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 240
2,127.8
GeForce GTX 1050
2,683.23

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 240
1,702.96
GeForce GTX 1050
1,858.95

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

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