GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 240 vs 760 among Desktop GPUs


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Noise and Power

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Overall Score

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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Significantly 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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Significantly higher clock speed 980 MHz vs 730 MHz Around 35% higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 3.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher memory bandwidth 192.3 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 6.8x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher texture rate 94.1 GTexel/s vs 14.6 GTexel/s Around 6.5x higher texture rate
Better floating-point performance 2,258 GFLOPS vs 467.2 GFLOPS More than 4.8x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,032 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 30% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 23.5 GPixel/s vs 5.84 GPixel/s More than 4x higher pixel rate
More texture mapping units 96 vs 20 76 more texture mapping units
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 1,152 vs 320 832 more shading units

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
5.84 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 760
23.5 GPixel/s

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

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

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 240
467.2 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 760
2,258 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 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 5.84 GPixel/s 23.5 GPixel/s
Texture rate 14.6 GTexel/s 94.1 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 467.2 GFLOPS 2,258 GFLOPS


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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