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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 512 MB 4x more memory
Higher effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz vs 990 MHz More than 80% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s vs 7.92 GB/s Around 3.8x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher memory clock speed 900 MHz vs 495 MHz More than 80% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 320 vs 40 280 more shading units
More texture mapping units 20 vs 4 16 more texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of Radeon HD 3570

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ATi Radeon HD 3570

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Slightly higher clock speed 796 MHz vs 730 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 240  vs HD 3570 

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

Radeon R7 240
28.8 GB/s
Radeon HD 3570
7.92 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 240
6.24 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 3570
3.18 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 240
15.6 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 3570
3.18 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 240
499.2 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 3570
63.68 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
HD 3570 
GPU name Oland RV620
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 730 MHz 796 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 320 40
Texture mapping units 20 4
Render output processors 8 4
Compute units 5 2
Pixel rate 6.24 GPixel/s 3.18 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.6 GTexel/s 3.18 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 499.2 GFLOPS 63.68 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 240  vs
HD 3570 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 495 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 990 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 512 MB
Memory type DDR3 DDR2
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s 7.92 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 30W 30W


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