GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 270 vs 730A among all GPUs


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Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

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Overall Score

AMD Radeon R9 270 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R9 270  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 270

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AMD Radeon R9 270

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Better PassMark score 4,261 vs 767 More than 5.5x better PassMark score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 5,600 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 3x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory bandwidth 179.2 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 6.2x higher memory bandwidth
Higher clock speed 900 MHz vs 719 MHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Better floating-point performance 2,368 GFLOPS vs 552.2 GFLOPS More than 4.2x better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 29.6 GPixel/s vs 5.75 GPixel/s Around 5.2x higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 74 GTexel/s vs 14.38 GTexel/s Around 5.2x higher texture rate
More render output processors 32 vs 8 24 more render output processors
More texture mapping units 80 vs 20 60 more texture mapping units
More shading units 1,280 vs 384 896 more shading units
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,400 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 55% higher memory clock speed
Front view of GeForce GT 730A

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Nvidia GeForce GT 730A

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Significantly lower TDP 33W vs 150W 4.5x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 270 vs GeForce GT 730A

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
GeForce GT 730A

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 270
GeForce GT 730A

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