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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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More memory 2,048 MB vs 768 MB Around 2.8x more memory
Higher clock speed 730 MHz vs 650 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 30W vs 150W 5x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 460 SE v2

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 SE v2

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Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 3,400 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 90% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 81.6 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s More than 2.8x higher memory bandwidth
More render output processors 24 vs 8 Three times as many render output processors
More texture mapping units 48 vs 20 28 more texture mapping units
Slightly higher texture rate 31.2 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel/s 2x higher texture rate
Wider memory bus 192 bit vs 128 bit 50% wider memory bus

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 240  vs GeForce GTX 460 SE v2 

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

Radeon R7 240
28.8 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 240
6.24 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 460 SE v2
7.8 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 240
15.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 460 SE v2
31.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 240
499.2 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 460 SE v2
748.8 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 R7 240  vs
GeForce GTX 460 SE v2 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Oland GF114
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 730 MHz 650 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 320 288
Texture mapping units 20 48
Render output processors 8 24
Pixel rate 6.24 GPixel/s 7.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.6 GTexel/s 31.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 499.2 GFLOPS 748.8 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 240  vs
GeForce GTX 460 SE v2 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 850 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 3,400 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 192 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 768 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s 81.6 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 30W 150W


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