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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 265X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 265X

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Significantly higher memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s vs 48.06 GB/s Around 3.8x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,368 GFLOPS vs 1,127 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 29.6 GPixel/s vs 11.74 GPixel/s More than 2.5x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
More shading units 1,280 vs 384 896 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 24 56 more texture mapping units
Higher texture rate 74 GTexel/s vs 35.23 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 64 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GT 1030

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 1030

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,227 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 35% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 1,468 MHz vs 925 MHz Around 60% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 30W vs 150W 5x lower TDP
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 1,400 MHz More than 5% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 265X  vs GeForce GT 1030 

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

Radeon R7 265X
179.2 GB/s
GeForce GT 1030
48.06 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 265X
29.6 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 1030
11.74 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 265X
74 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 1030
35.23 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 265X
2,368 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 1030
1,127 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 265X  vs
GeForce GT 1030 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Curacao GP108
Clock speed 900 MHz 1,227 MHz
Turbo clock speed 925 MHz 1,468 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,280 384
Texture mapping units 80 24
Render output processors 32 8
Pixel rate 29.6 GPixel/s 11.74 GPixel/s
Texture rate 74 GTexel/s 35.23 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,368 GFLOPS 1,127 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 265X  vs
GeForce GT 1030 
Memory clock speed 1,400 MHz 1,502 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz 6,008 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 64 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s 48.06 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 150W 30W


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