Radeon R5 340X OEM vs Radeon HD 3690

Radeon R5 340X OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R5 340X OEM
Radeon HD 3690
Memory: 256Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 30 Mar 2008
Radeon HD 3690


Reasons to consider Radeon R5 340X OEM

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.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 3690

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon R5 340X OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon R5 340X OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Core Configuration

Radeon R5 340X OEMRadeon HD 3690
GPU NameOland (Oland XT)vsRV670 (RV670 PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs55 nm
Die Size90 mm²vs192 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs666 million
Compute Units6vs4
Core clock1000 MHzvs670 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon R5 340X OEMRadeon HD 3690
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
vs830 MHz
1660 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs256 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R5 340X OEMRadeon HD 3690
TDP65 wattsvs75 watts
Release Date5 May 2015vs30 Mar 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R5 340X OEM
    8.00 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 3690
    10.70 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R5 340X OEM
    24.00 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 3690
    10.70 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R5 340X OEM
    72.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 3690
    26.60 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R5 340X OEM
    768.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 3690
    428.80 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better