Radeon R7 240 vs Radeon R9 360 OEM

Radeon R7 240
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R7 240
Radeon R9 360 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R9 360 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 240

55 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 360 OEM .
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 360 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 FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Radeon R9 360 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 360 OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R7 240Radeon R9 360 OEM
GPU NameOland (Oland PRO)vsTobago (Tobago PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size90 mm²vs160 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs2,080 million
Shaders320vs768
Compute Units5vs12
Core clock730 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs8vs16
TMUs20vs48

Memory Configuration

Radeon R7 240Radeon R9 360 OEM
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR5
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
vs1625 MHz
6500 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R7 240Radeon R9 360 OEM
TDP30 wattsvs85 watts
Release Date8 Oct 2013vs5 May 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R7 240
    5.84 GP/s
  • Radeon R9 360 OEM
    16.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R7 240
    14.60 GT/s
  • Radeon R9 360 OEM
    48.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R7 240
    28.80 GB/s
  • Radeon R9 360 OEM
    104.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R7 240
    467.20 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R9 360 OEM
    1536.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better