GeForce GTX 650 vs Radeon R7 250X

GeForce GTX 650
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 27 Nov 2013
GeForce GTX 650
Radeon R7 250X
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2014
Radeon R7 250X

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • GeForce GTX 650
    100%
  • Radeon R7 250X
    139%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 650

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Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 R7 250X

Around 39% higher average synthetic performance.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon R7 250X

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 250X

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


Specifications

Core Configuration

GeForce GTX 650Radeon R7 250X
GPU NameGK106 ()vsCape Verde (Cape Verde XT)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size221 mm²vs123 mm²
Transistors2,540 millionvs1,500 million
Shaders384vs640
Compute Units2vs10
Core clock1058 MHzvs950 MHz
ROPs16vs16
TMUs32vs40

Memory Configuration

GeForce GTX 650Radeon R7 250X
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
vs1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

GeForce GTX 650Radeon R7 250X
TDP65 wattsvs80 watts
Release Date27 Nov 2013vs13 Feb 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 650
    8.46 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    15.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • GeForce GTX 650
    33.90 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    38.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • GeForce GTX 650
    80.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • GeForce GTX 650
    812.50 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250X
    1216.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • GeForce GTX 650
    2880
  • Radeon R7 250X
    4020

Points (higher is better)