GeForce GTX 560M vs Radeon HD 7730M

GeForce GTX 560M
Memory: 1536Mb GDDR5 MOBILE
Release date: 30 May 2011
GeForce GTX 560M
Radeon HD 7730M
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 24 Apr 2012
Radeon HD 7730M


Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 560M

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Fermi), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7730M

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 560M .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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 HD 7730M

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7730M

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 560M Radeon HD 7730M
GPU Name GF116 (N12E-GS-A1) vs Chelsea (Chelsea LE)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 238 mm² vs 123 mm²
Transistors 1,170 million vs 1,500 million
Shaders 192 vs 512
Compute Units 4 vs 8
Core clock 775 MHz vs 575 MHz
ROPs 24 vs 16
TMUs 32 vs 32

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 560M Radeon HD 7730M
Memory Type GDDR5 vs DDR3
Bus Width 192 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 625 MHz
2500 MHz effective
vs 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size 1536 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 560M Radeon HD 7730M
TDP 75 watts vs 25 watts
Release Date 30 May 2011 vs 24 Apr 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 560M
    6.20 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    10.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 560M
    24.80 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    21.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 560M
    60.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 560M
    595.20 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7730M
    691.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

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