GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 250X vs R5 220 among Desktop 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

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

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Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R5 220 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R5 220  based on its noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 250X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 250X

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Much higher effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz vs 1,066 MHz Around 4.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 104 GB/s vs 8.53 GB/s Around 12.2x higher memory bandwidth
Much better sky diver factor score 180.27 vs 24.04 Around 7.5x better sky diver factor score
Better floating-point performance 806.4 GFLOPS vs 104 GFLOPS More than 7.8x better floating-point performance
Much higher memory clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 533 MHz Around 2.2x higher memory clock speed
More shading units 640 vs 80 560 more shading units
Better face detection score 32.22 mPixels/s vs -1 mPixels/s Around 3325% better face detection score
Higher texture rate 25.2 GTexel/s vs 5.2 GTexel/s More than 4.8x higher texture rate
More render output processors 16 vs 4 12 more render output processors
Better manhattan score 3,712.26 vs 1,152 Around 3.2x better manhattan score
More texture mapping units 24 vs 8 Three times as many texture mapping units
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Slightly more compute units 6 vs 2 Three times as many compute units
Front view of Radeon R5 220

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Lower TDP 19W vs 65W 3.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 250X vs R5 220

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250X
32.22 mPixels/s
Radeon R5 220
-1 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250X
3,357.1
Radeon R5 220
3,287.77

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 250X
3,712.26

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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