GeForce 940A vs Radeon R7 250

GeForce 940A
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3MOBILE
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
GeForce 940A
Radeon R7 250
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R7 250

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce 940A
    100%
  • Radeon R7 250
    111%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce 940A

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 250

Around 11% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon R7 250

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 250

The Radeon R7 250 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).



Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce 940ARadeon R7 250
GPU NameGM108 (N16S-GT-S)vsOland (Oland XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size0 mm²vs90 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs1,040 million
Shaders384vs384
Compute Units3vs6
Core clock1029 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs8vs8
TMUs16vs24

Memory Configuration

GeForce 940ARadeon R7 250
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1001 MHz
2002 MHz effective
vs1150 MHz
4600 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce 940ARadeon R7 250
TDP33 wattsvs65 watts
Release Date13 Mar 2015vs8 Oct 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce 940A
    8.23 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250
    8.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce 940A
    16.46 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250
    24.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce 940A
    16.02 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250
    73.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce 940A
    790.30 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250
    768.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce 940A
    2450
  • Radeon R7 250
    2740

Points (higher is better)