GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 260X vs 5430 among all 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

Noise and Power

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

6.2

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R7 260X 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R7 260X  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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AMD Radeon R7 260X

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Front view of Radeon R7 260X

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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Much higher clock speed 1,100 MHz vs 500 MHz Around 2.2x higher clock speed
Much higher effective memory clock speed 6,500 MHz vs 1,600 MHz More than 4x higher effective memory clock speed
Better PassMark score 3,128 vs 181 More than 17.2x better PassMark score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 11,820 vs 3,082 More than 3.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher memory bandwidth 104 GB/s vs 12.8 GB/s Around 8.2x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 1,971.2 GFLOPS vs 80 GFLOPS Around 24.8x better floating-point performance
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 6,931 vs 750 Around 9.2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher texture rate 61.6 GTexel/s vs 4 GTexel/s Around 15.5x higher texture rate
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Significantly better fire strike factor score 33.7 vs 2.07 More than 16.2x better fire strike factor score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,625 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 2x higher memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 17.6 GPixel/s vs 2 GPixel/s More than 8.8x higher pixel rate
More shading units 896 vs 80 816 more shading units
Better face detection score 43.62 mPixels/s vs -1 mPixels/s More than 4450% better face detection score
More texture mapping units 56 vs 8 48 more texture mapping units
More render output processors 16 vs 4 12 more render output processors
More compute units 14 vs 1 13 more compute units
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,681 vs 57 Around 29.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of Mobility Radeon HD 5430

Reasons to consider the
ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5430

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Significantly lower TDP 7W vs 115W 16.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 260X vs Mobility Radeon HD 5430

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
225.27 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
43.62 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 260X
803.25 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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