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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 M395 Mac

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 M395 Mac

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory bandwidth 174.7 GB/s vs 112.1 GB/s More than 55% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 3,258 GFLOPS vs 1,862 GFLOPS Around 75% better floating-point performance
More shading units 1,792 vs 640 1152 more shading units
More texture mapping units 112 vs 40 72 more texture mapping units
Higher texture rate 101.8 GTexel/s vs 58.2 GTexel/s Around 75% higher texture rate
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 909 MHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 5,460 MHz Around 30% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher pixel rate 46.56 GPixel/s vs 29.09 GPixel/s More than 60% higher pixel rate
Higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 1,365 MHz Around 30% higher memory clock speed
Much lower TDP 75W vs 250W 3.3x lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon R9 M395 Mac  vs GeForce GTX 1050 

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

Radeon R9 M395 Mac
174.7 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1050
112.1 GB/s

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

Radeon R9 M395 Mac
29.09 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1050
46.56 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R9 M395 Mac
101.8 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1050
58.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R9 M395 Mac
3,258 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1050
1,862 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 R9 M395 Mac  vs
GeForce GTX 1050 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Grenada GP107
Clock speed 909 MHz 1,354 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,792 640
Texture mapping units 112 40
Render output processors 32 32
Pixel rate 29.09 GPixel/s 46.56 GPixel/s
Texture rate 101.8 GTexel/s 58.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 3,258 GFLOPS 1,862 GFLOPS


Radeon R9 M395 Mac  vs
GeForce GTX 1050 
Memory clock speed 1,365 MHz 1,752 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,460 MHz 7,008 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit 128 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 174.7 GB/s 112.1 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 250W 75W


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