Radeon R9 270X vs Radeon R7 250E

Radeon R9 270X
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Oct 2013
Radeon R9 270X
Radeon R7 250E
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
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 270X Radeon R7 250E
GPU Name Curacao (Curacao XT) vs Cape Verde (Cape Verde PRO)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 212 mm² vs 123 mm²
Transistors 2,800 million vs 1,500 million
Shaders 1280 vs 512
Compute Units 20 vs 8
Core clock 1000 MHz vs 800 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 16
TMUs 80 vs 32

Memory Configuration

Radeon R9 270X Radeon R7 250E
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
vs 1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R9 270X Radeon R7 250E
TDP 180 watts vs 55 watts
Release Date 8 Oct 2013 vs 20 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