Radeon R7 240 vs Radeon R5 220 OEM

Radeon R7 240
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R7 240
Radeon R5 220 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 21 Dec 2013
Radeon R5 220 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 240

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 R5 220 OEM

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon R7 240

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 240

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R7 240Radeon R5 220 OEM
GPU NameOland (Oland PRO)vsCedar (Cedar PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size90 mm²vs59 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs292 million
Shaders320vs80
Compute Units5vs2
Core clock730 MHzvs650 MHz
ROPs8vs4
TMUs20vs8

Memory Configuration

Radeon R7 240Radeon R5 220 OEM
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs533 MHz
1066 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R7 240Radeon R5 220 OEM
TDP30 wattsvs19 watts
Release Date8 Oct 2013vs21 Dec 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R7 240
    5.84 GP/s
  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    2.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R7 240
    14.60 GT/s
  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    5.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R7 240
    28.80 GB/s
  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    8.53 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R7 240
    467.20 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R5 220 OEM
    104.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better