NVIDIA GeForce 830A vs AMD Radeon R7 240
Comparison of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240 architecture, market type and release date.
GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
18.4 GTexel / s
14 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
PCIe 3.0 x8
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
N / A
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
14.4 GB / s
72 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
GeForce 830A 1.28 +611.1%
R7 240 0.18
GeForce 830A 1004 +29%
R7 240 778
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
Let's see how good GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 830A
611.1% faster (about 7 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (22 July 2014 vs 8 October 2013)
Less power hungry (33 vs 50 watts)
Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 240
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (320 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (72 vs 14.4 GB/s)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
So, 830A or R7 240?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 830A.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.