GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 250 vs 660


Real world tests using the latest 3D games

crysis: warhead (2013), Crysis: Warhead (2012), Batman: Arkham City and 6 more


Synthetic tests to measure overall performance


Compute Performance

General computing tests executed on the GPU

PassMark Direct Compute

Noise and Power

How loud and hot does the card run idle and under load


GPUBoss Score

Gaming, Benchmarks, Compute Performance and Noise and Power

Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660  based on its 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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Lower TDP 65W vs 140W 2.2x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 660

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660

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Better PassMark score 4,121 vs 1,404 Around 3x better PassMark score
Significantly higher texture rate 78.4 GTexel/s vs 24 GTexel/s More than 3.2x higher texture rate
Higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 4,600 MHz More than 30% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 144.2 GB/s vs 73.6 GB/s More than 95% higher memory bandwidth
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better floating-point performance 1,882 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS Around 2.5x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 19.6 GPixel/s vs 8 GPixel/s Around 2.5x higher pixel rate
More texture mapping units 80 vs 24 56 more texture mapping units
Higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,150 MHz More than 30% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 960 vs 384 576 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,897 vs 821 More than 2.2x better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly more render output processors 24 vs 16 8 more render output processors

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 250 vs GeForce GTX 660

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute


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