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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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Significantly higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz vs 1,800 MHz 2.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 104 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s Around 7.2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 700 MHz More than 55% higher turbo clock speed
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Higher memory clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 30% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 640 vs 320 Twice as many shading units
Front view of Radeon R5 A240

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AMD Radeon R5 A240

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the R5 A240 vs the R7 250X Retail.

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 250X  vs R5 A240 

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

Radeon R7 250X
104 GB/s
Radeon R5 A240
14.4 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 250X
8.4 GPixel/s
Radeon R5 A240
5.2 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 250X
25.2 GTexel/s
Radeon R5 A240
13 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 250X
806.4 GFLOPS
Radeon R5 A240

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 250X  vs
R5 A240 
GPU name Oland Jet
Clock speed 1,000 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 700 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card AMD Radeon R7 250X 950 MHz 1 GB None

raw performance

Shading units 640 320
Texture mapping units 24 20
Render output processors 16 8
Compute units 6 5
Pixel rate 8.4 GPixel/s 5.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 25.2 GTexel/s 13 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 806.4 GFLOPS 416 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 250X  vs
R5 A240 
Memory clock speed 1,150 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR5 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 104 GB/s 14.4 GB/s


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