Radeon R5 220 OEM vs Radeon R7 250X

Radeon R5 220 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Dec 2013
Radeon R5 220 OEM
Radeon R7 250X
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2014
Radeon R7 250X


Reasons to consider Radeon R5 220 OEM

61 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R7 250X .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 250X

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 250X

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 250X

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon R5 220 OEM Radeon R7 250X
GPU Name Cedar (Cedar PRO) vs Cape Verde (Cape Verde XT)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 59 mm² vs 123 mm²
Transistors 292 million vs 1,500 million
Shaders 80 vs 640
Compute Units 2 vs 10
Core clock 650 MHz vs 950 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 16
TMUs 8 vs 40

Memory Configuration

Radeon R5 220 OEM Radeon R7 250X
Memory Type DDR3 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 64 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 533 MHz
1066 MHz effective
vs 1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R5 220 OEM Radeon R7 250X
TDP 19 watts vs 80 watts
Release Date 21 Dec 2013 vs 13 Feb 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    2.60 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    15.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    5.20 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    38.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    8.53 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250X
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    104.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250X
    1216.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better