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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 260X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Slightly higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 1,026 MHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Front view of GeForce GTX 950 LP

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ASUS GeForce GTX 950 LP

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Higher pixel rate 32.8 GPixel/s vs 17.6 GPixel/s More than 85% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Lower TDP 75W vs 115W Around 35% lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 260X  vs GeForce GTX 950 LP 

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

Radeon R7 260X
104 GB/s
GeForce GTX 950 LP
105.8 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 260X
17.6 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 950 LP
32.8 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 260X
61.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 950 LP
49.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 260X
1,971.2 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 950 LP
1,575.9 GFLOPS

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 260X  vs
GeForce GTX 950 LP 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Bonaire GM206
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,026 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 LP 1 GHz 2 GB

raw performance

Shading units 896 768
Texture mapping units 56 48
Render output processors 16 32
Pixel rate 17.6 GPixel/s 32.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 61.6 GTexel/s 49.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,971.2 GFLOPS 1,575.9 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 260X  vs
GeForce GTX 950 LP 
Memory clock speed 1,625 MHz 1,653 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,500 MHz 6,612 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 104 GB/s 105.8 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 115W 75W


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