GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 250 vs 4850 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

Radeon R7 250 

GPUBoss recommends the Radeon R7 250  based on its benchmarks and noise and power.

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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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Significantly higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 625 MHz 60% higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 4,600 MHz vs 1,986 MHz More than 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Better 3DMark06 score 16,215 vs 14,160 Around 15% better 3DMark06 score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 10,708 vs 7,436 Around 45% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher memory clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 993 MHz More than 15% higher memory clock speed
Better sky diver factor score 148.57 vs 124.95 Around 20% better sky diver factor score
Lower TDP 65W vs 110W More than 40% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 4850

Reasons to consider the
ATi Radeon HD 4850

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More shading units 800 vs 384 416 more shading units
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 40 vs 24 16 more texture mapping units
Higher battlefield 4 framerate 35 vs 14.9 More than 2.2x higher battlefield 4 framerate
Slightly more compute units 10 vs 6 4 more compute units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 250 vs HD 4850

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark Vantage Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 10 GPU performance

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250
Radeon HD 4850

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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