GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R7 M270DX vs 850M among all GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 M270DX

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 M270DX

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Slightly better manhattan score 2,680.49 vs 1,764.49 More than 50% better manhattan score
Front view of GeForce GTX 850M

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M

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Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 16,135 vs 9,791.5 Around 65% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,358.5 vs 6,027 Around 2.5x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher clock speed 902 MHz vs 780 MHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark06 score 4,385.5 vs 1,857.5 More than 2.2x better 3DMark06 score
Slightly better PassMark score 1,499 vs 749 More than 2x better PassMark score
Significantly higher diablo III framerate 61 fps vs 31.4 fps Around 95% higher diablo III framerate
Slightly higher pixel rate 14.43 GPixel/s vs 6.24 GPixel/s More than 2.2x higher pixel rate
Better face detection score 37.72 mPixels/s vs 14.83 mPixels/s More than 2.5x better face detection score
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
More shading units 640 vs 320 Twice as many shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 20 Twice as many texture mapping units
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 936 MHz vs 855 MHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Higher thief framerate 18.4 vs 8.5 Around 2.2x higher thief framerate

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R7 M270DX vs GeForce GTX 850M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

3DMark Vantage Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 10 GPU performance

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 M270DX
14.83 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 850M
37.72 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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