Radeon R9 270X vs Radeon R7 250E

Radeon R9 270X
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R9 270X
Radeon R7 250E
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Dec 2013
Radeon R7 250E
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Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon R9 270X

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 R7 250E

125 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R9 270X .
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon R9 270X

HWBench recommends Radeon R9 270X

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R9 270XRadeon R7 250E
GPU NameCuracao (Curacao XT)vsCape Verde (Cape Verde PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size212 mm²vs123 mm²
Transistors2,800 millionvs1,500 million
Shaders1280vs512
Compute Units20vs8
Core clock1000 MHzvs800 MHz
ROPs32vs16
TMUs80vs32

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 270XRadeon R7 250E
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width256 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 270XRadeon R7 250E
TDP180 wattsvs55 watts
Release Date8 Oct 2013vs20 Dec 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R9 270X
    32.00 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 250E
    12.80 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R9 270X
    80.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 250E
    25.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R9 270X
    179.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 250E
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R9 270X
    2560.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 250E
    819.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better