Radeon HD 7720 OEM vs Radeon R7 250 OEM

Radeon HD 7720 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 15 Mar 2013
Radeon HD 7720 OEM
Radeon R7 250 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R7 250 OEM
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Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7720 OEM

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 250 OEM

85 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 7720 OEM .
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 250 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 250 OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 7720 OEM Radeon R7 250 OEM
GPU Name Barts (Barts LE) vs Oland (Oland XT)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 255 mm² vs 90 mm²
Transistors 1,700 million vs 1,040 million
Shaders 800 vs 384
Compute Units 10 vs 6
Core clock 840 MHz vs 1000 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 8
TMUs 40 vs 24

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 7720 OEM Radeon R7 250 OEM
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1050 MHz
4200 MHz effective
vs 1150 MHz
4600 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 7720 OEM Radeon R7 250 OEM
TDP 150 watts vs 65 watts
Release Date 15 Mar 2013 vs 8 Oct 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 7720 OEM
    26.90 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250 OEM
    8.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 7720 OEM
    33.60 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250 OEM
    24.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 7720 OEM
    134.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250 OEM
    73.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 7720 OEM
    1344.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250 OEM
    768.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better