GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 240 vs 760 among Desktop GPUs for under $200

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan and Cloud Gate Factor

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Noise and Power

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

7

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R7 240 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R7 240  based on its noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 240

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AMD Radeon R7 240

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Much lower TDP 30W vs 170W 5.7x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 760

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 760

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Much higher memory bandwidth 192.3 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 6.8x higher memory bandwidth
Much higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 3.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 980 MHz vs 730 MHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Better floating-point performance 2,257.9 GFLOPS vs 499.2 GFLOPS More than 4.5x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 94.1 GTexel/s vs 15.6 GTexel/s More than 6x higher texture rate
Significantly more texture mapping units 96 vs 20 76 more texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 23.52 GPixel/s vs 6.24 GPixel/s More than 3.8x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
More shading units 1,152 vs 320 832 more shading units
Higher turbo clock speed 1,032 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 30% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 240  vs GeForce GTX 760 

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

Radeon R7 240
28.8 GB/s
GeForce GTX 760
192.3 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 760
23.52 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 240
15.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 760
94.1 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 240
499.2 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 760
2,257.9 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 R7 240  vs
GeForce GTX 760 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Oland GK116
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 730 MHz 980 MHz
Turbo clock speed 780 MHz 1,032 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 320 1,152
Texture mapping units 20 96
Render output processors 8 32
Pixel rate 6.24 GPixel/s 23.52 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.6 GTexel/s 94.1 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 499.2 GFLOPS 2,257.9 GFLOPS

memory

Radeon R7 240  vs
GeForce GTX 760 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 1,502 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 6,008 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s 192.3 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 30W 170W

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