GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 250 vs 740M 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

6.1

Overall Score

Winner
Radeon R7 250 

GPUBoss recommends the Radeon R7 250  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 250

Reasons to consider the
Generic Radeon R7 250

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Better 3DMark06 score 16,215 vs 10,161 Around 60% better 3DMark06 score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 4,600 MHz vs 1,802 MHz More than 2.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 810 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 10,708 vs 5,459 More than 95% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 73.6 GB/s vs 28.83 GB/s More than 2.5x higher memory bandwidth
Better manhattan score 3,703.63 vs 2,901.63 Around 30% better manhattan score
Better sky diver factor score 148.57 vs 101.71 More than 45% better sky diver factor score
Higher memory clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 901 MHz Around 30% higher memory clock speed
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 20.3 fps vs 9.2 fps Around 2.2x higher BioShock infinite framerate
Slightly higher metro: last light framerate 14.3 vs 6.1 More than 2.2x higher metro: last light framerate
Front view of GeForce GT 740M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

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Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Slightly lower TDP 45W vs 65W More than 30% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 250 vs GeForce GT 740M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250
117.34 mHash/s
GeForce GT 740M
44.7 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250
23.56 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 740M
9.37 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250
3,347.68
GeForce GT 740M
3,341.1

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250
3,703.63
GeForce GT 740M
2,901.63

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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