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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 A260

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 A260

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Slightly higher memory bandwidth 57.6 GB/s vs 40.1 GB/s Around 45% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly more texture mapping units 24 vs 16 8 more texture mapping units
Slightly wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce GT 730

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 730

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Higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 3,600 MHz Around 40% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 900 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 A260  vs GeForce GT 730 

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

Radeon R7 A260
57.6 GB/s
GeForce GT 730
40.1 GB/s

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

Radeon R7 A260
7.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 730
7.22 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 A260
21.6 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 730
14.43 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 A260
691.2 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 730
692.7 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 A260  vs
GeForce GT 730 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Topaz GK117
Clock speed 900 MHz 902 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GT 730 700 MHz 1 GB

raw performance

Shading units 384 384
Texture mapping units 24 16
Render output processors 8 8
Pixel rate 7.2 GPixel/s 7.22 GPixel/s
Texture rate 21.6 GTexel/s 14.43 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 691.2 GFLOPS 692.7 GFLOPS


Radeon R7 A260  vs
GeForce GT 730 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 1,253 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 3,600 MHz 5,012 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 57.6 GB/s 40.1 GB/s


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