GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 M260 vs 850M among Laptop 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

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

6.3

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M  based on its gaming and benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 M260

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 M260

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Higher effective memory clock speed 4,000 MHz vs 2,002 MHz Around 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 64 GB/s vs 32 GB/s 2x higher memory bandwidth
Front view of GeForce GTX 850M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M

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Much better T-Rex score 2,606.42 vs 1,688.22 Around 55% better T-Rex score
Significantly higher clock speed 902 MHz vs 620 MHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 1,499 vs 653 More than 2.2x better PassMark score
Significantly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,358.5 vs 4,787 Around 3x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 16,135 vs 7,810 More than 2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much higher dead space 3 framerate 57.85 fps vs 21.5 fps Around 2.8x higher dead space 3 framerate
Better 3DMark06 score 4,385.5 vs 1,897 More than 2.2x better 3DMark06 score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Much higher diablo III framerate 61 fps vs 37.5 fps Around 65% higher diablo III framerate
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 14 fps vs 6.8 fps More than 2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Better floating-point performance 1,154.6 GFLOPS vs 549.1 GFLOPS More than 2x better floating-point performance
Higher turbo clock speed 936 MHz vs 715 MHz More than 30% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 14.43 GPixel/s vs 5.72 GPixel/s More than 2.5x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 36.1 GTexel/s vs 17.16 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
Better T-Rex score 2.43 frames/s vs 0.93 frames/s More than 2.5x better T-Rex score
Higher bioshock infinite framerate 28.4 vs 8.4 Around 3.5x higher bioshock infinite framerate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 28.4 fps vs 13.5 fps More than 2x higher BioShock infinite framerate
Better fire strike factor score 26.99 vs 8.23 More than 3.2x better fire strike factor score
More shading units 640 vs 384 256 more shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 24 16 more texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 M260 vs GeForce GTX 850M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 M260
77.89 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 850M
150.96 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 M260
14.25 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 850M
37.72 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 M260
1,688.22
GeForce GTX 850M
2,606.42

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 M260
1,718.67
GeForce GTX 850M
1,764.49

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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