Radeon HD 6230 vs Radeon R7 250E

Radeon HD 6230
Memory: 512Mb DDR2DESKTOP
Release date: 2 Jul 2011
Radeon HD 6230
Radeon R7 250E
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Dec 2013
Radeon R7 250E
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Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6230

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 250E

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 R7 250E

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 250E

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon HD 6230Radeon R7 250E
GPU NameCedar (Cedar LE)vsCape Verde (Cape Verde PRO)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size59 mm²vs123 mm²
Transistors292 millionvs1,500 million
Compute Units2vs8
Core clock650 MHzvs800 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6230Radeon R7 250E
Memory TypeDDR2vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed500 MHz
1000 MHz effective
vs1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6230Radeon R7 250E
TDP19 wattsvs55 watts
Release Date2 Jul 2011vs20 Dec 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6230
    1.30 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250E
    12.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6230
    5.20 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250E
    25.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 6230
    8.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250E
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 6230
    104.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250E
    819.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better