GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 260 vs 730 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

6.7

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GT 730 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 730  based on its noise and power.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 260

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 260

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Higher memory bandwidth 96 GB/s vs 40.1 GB/s Around 2.5x higher memory bandwidth
Higher effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz vs 5,012 MHz Around 20% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 902 MHz More than 10% higher clock speed
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better floating-point performance 1,536 GFLOPS vs 692.7 GFLOPS Around 2.2x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 48 GTexel/s vs 14.43 GTexel/s More than 3.2x higher texture rate
Significantly better fire strike factor score 33.04 vs 11.11 Around 3x better fire strike factor score
More texture mapping units 48 vs 16 Three times as many texture mapping units
Higher pixel rate 16 GPixel/s vs 7.22 GPixel/s Around 2.2x higher pixel rate
More shading units 768 vs 384 Twice as many shading units
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Higher memory clock speed 1,500 MHz vs 1,253 MHz Around 20% higher memory clock speed
Better face detection score 26.19 mPixels/s vs 10.87 mPixels/s Around 2.5x better face detection score
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GT 730

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Nvidia GeForce GT 730

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Lower TDP 38W vs 95W 2.5x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 260 vs GeForce GT 730

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
240.4 mHash/s
GeForce GT 730
36.92 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
26.19 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 730
10.87 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
798.24 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
198.18 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
315.58 mInteraction/s
GeForce GT 730
111.43 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260
4.22 frames/s
GeForce GT 730
0.9 frames/s

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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