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Radeon R7 250X vs Radeon R9 M265X

Intro

The Radeon R7 250X features a core clock speed of 1000 MHz and a GDDR5 memory speed of 1125 MHz. It also makes use of a 128-bit bus, and uses a 28 nm design. It features 640 SPUs, 40 Texture Address Units, and 16 ROPs.

Compare that to the Radeon R9 M265X, which uses a 28 nm design. AMD has set the core speed at 575 MHz. The GDDR5 memory runs at a frequency of 1125 MHz on this model. It features 640 SPUs as well as 40 TAUs and 16 Rasterization Operator Units.

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Power Usage and Theoretical Benchmarks

Memory Bandwidth

Both cards have the exact same bandwidth, so in theory they should have the same performance. (explain)

Texel Rate

The Radeon R7 250X should be quite a bit (more or less 74%) more effective at AF than the Radeon R9 M265X. (explain)

Radeon R7 250X 40000 Mtexels/sec
Radeon R9 M265X 23000 Mtexels/sec
Difference: 17000 (74%)

Pixel Rate

If running with lots of anti-aliasing is important to you, then the Radeon R7 250X is the winner, and very much so. (explain)

Radeon R7 250X 16000 Mpixels/sec
Radeon R9 M265X 9200 Mpixels/sec
Difference: 6800 (74%)

Please note that the above 'benchmarks' are all just theoretical - the results were calculated based on the card's specifications, and real-world performance may (and probably will) vary at least a bit.

Price Comparison

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Radeon R7 250X

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Radeon R9 M265X

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

Specifications

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Model Radeon R7 250X Radeon R9 M265X
Manufacturer AMD AMD
Year February 2014 May 1 2014
Code Name Cape Verde XT Venus Pro
Memory 1024 MB 2048 MB
Core Speed 1000 MHz 575 MHz
Memory Speed 4500 MHz 4500 MHz
Power (Max TDP) 95 watts (Unknown) watts
Bandwidth 72000 MB/sec 72000 MB/sec
Texel Rate 40000 Mtexels/sec 23000 Mtexels/sec
Pixel Rate 16000 Mpixels/sec 9200 Mpixels/sec
Unified Shaders 640 640
Texture Mapping Units 40 40
Render Output Units 16 16
Bus Type GDDR5 GDDR5
Bus Width 128-bit 128-bit
Fab Process 28 nm 28 nm
Transistors 1500 million (Unknown) million
Bus PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 3.0 x16
DirectX Version DirectX 11.2 DirectX 11.2
OpenGL Version OpenGL 4.3 OpenGL 4.3

Memory Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum amount of information (counted in megabytes per second) that can be transported past the external memory interface in a second. The number is calculated by multiplying the bus width by the speed of its memory. If the card has DDR type memory, the result should be multiplied by 2 once again. If DDR5, multiply by 4 instead. The better the card's memory bandwidth, the better the card will be in general. It especially helps with anti-aliasing, High Dynamic Range and high resolutions.

Texel Rate: Texel rate is the maximum texture map elements (texels) that can be processed per second. This number is worked out by multiplying the total number of texture units by the core speed of the chip. The better the texel rate, the better the graphics card will be at texture filtering (anisotropic filtering - AF). It is measured in millions of texels applied in one second.

Pixel Rate: Pixel rate is the maximum amount of pixels the video card could possibly record to its local memory in one second - measured in millions of pixels per second. The figure is worked out by multiplying the amount of ROPs by the clock speed of the card. ROPs (Raster Operations Pipelines - also sometimes called Render Output Units) are responsible for filling the screen with pixels (the image). The actual pixel fill rate is also dependant on lots of other factors, especially the memory bandwidth of the card - the lower the memory bandwidth is, the lower the potential to reach the maximum fill rate.

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Radeon R7 250X

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Radeon R9 M265X

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Please note that the price comparisons are based on search keywords - sometimes it might show cards with very similar names that are not exactly the same as the one chosen in the comparison. We do try to filter out the wrong results as best we can, though.

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