GeForce GTX 560 OEM vs Radeon R7 250X

GeForce GTX 560 OEM
Memory: 1280Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Nov 2011
GeForce GTX 560 OEM
Radeon R7 250X
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2014
Radeon R7 250X
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Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
  • Radeon R7 250X

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 560 OEM

Supports PhysX.
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 250X

70 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560 OEM .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 560 OEMRadeon R7 250X
GPU NameGF110 ()vsCape Verde (Cape Verde XT)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size520 mm²vs123 mm²
Transistors3,000 millionvs1,500 million
Compute Units11vs10
Core clock552 MHzvs950 MHz

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 560 OEMRadeon R7 250X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width320 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed802 MHz
3208 MHz effective
vs1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size1280 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 560 OEMRadeon R7 250X
TDP150 wattsvs80 watts
Release Date29 Nov 2011vs13 Feb 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    12.10 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    15.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    24.30 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    38.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    128.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
    847.90 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250X
    1216.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 560 OEM
  • Radeon R7 250X

Points (higher is better)