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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 265X

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AMD Radeon R7 265X

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Slightly better floating-point performance 2,368 GFLOPS vs 1,894.4 GFLOPS Around 25% better floating-point performance
Slightly higher texture rate 74 GTexel/s vs 59.2 GTexel/s Around 25% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,280 vs 1,024 256 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 64 16 more texture mapping units
Slightly more compute units 20 vs 16 4 more compute units
Front view of Radeon R7 265

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AMD Radeon R7 265

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the R7 265 vs the R7 265X OEM.

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 265X  vs 265 

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

Radeon R7 265X
179.2 GB/s
Radeon R7 265
179.2 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 265X
29.6 GPixel/s
Radeon R7 265
29.6 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 265X
74 GTexel/s
Radeon R7 265
59.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 265X
2,368 GFLOPS
Radeon R7 265
1,894.4 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
GPU name Curacao Pitcairn
Market Desktop Desktop
Clock speed 900 MHz 900 MHz
Turbo clock speed 925 MHz 925 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,280 1,024
Texture mapping units 80 64
Render output processors 32 32
Compute units 20 16
Pixel rate 29.6 GPixel/s 29.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 74 GTexel/s 59.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,368 GFLOPS 1,894.4 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 265X  vs
Memory clock speed 1,400 MHz 1,400 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz 5,600 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 256 bit
Memory 2,048 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s 179.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 150W 150W


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