GeForce GT 730 GDDR5 vs Radeon R9 270X

GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
Radeon R9 270X
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R9 270X


Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
  • Radeon R9 270X

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730 GDDR5

142 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 270X .
Supports PhysX.
Supports G-Sync.
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 270X

Around 457% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon R9 270X

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 270X

The Radeon R9 270X is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Core Configuration

GeForce GT 730 GDDR5Radeon R9 270X
GPU NameGK208 ()vsCuracao (Curacao XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size87 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistorsunknownvs2,800 million
Compute Units2vs20
Core clock902 MHzvs1000 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 730 GDDR5Radeon R9 270X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed1253 MHz
5012 MHz effective
vs1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 730 GDDR5Radeon R9 270X
TDP38 wattsvs180 watts
Release Date18 Jun 2014vs8 Oct 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    7.22 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 270X
    32.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    14.43 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 270X
    80.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    40.10 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 270X
    179.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
    692.70 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 270X
    2560.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GT 730 GDDR5
  • Radeon R9 270X

Points (higher is better)