GeForce GT 730 vs Radeon R9 270 1024SP

GeForce GT 730
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 18 Jun 2014
GeForce GT 730
Radeon R9 270 1024SP
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Mar 2015
Radeon R9 270 1024SP
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Reasons to consider GeForce GT 730

101 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 270 1024SP .
Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon R9 270 1024SP

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 270 1024SP

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce GT 730Radeon R9 270 1024SP
GPU NameGF108 (GF108-400-A1)vsPitcairn (Pitcairn PRO)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size116 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistors585 millionvs2,800 million
Compute Units2vs16
Core clock700 MHzvs900 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GT 730Radeon R9 270 1024SP
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs256 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1200 MHz
4800 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GT 730Radeon R9 270 1024SP
TDP49 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date18 Jun 2014vs13 Mar 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GT 730
    2.80 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 270 1024SP
    29.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GT 730
    11.20 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 270 1024SP
    59.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GT 730
    28.80 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 270 1024SP
    153.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GT 730
    268.80 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 270 1024SP
    1894.40 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better