NVIDIA GeForce 830A vs AMD Radeon R7 240

NVIDIA GeForce 830A
AMD Radeon R7 240

General info

Comparison of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
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GCN 1.0
Code name
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Release date
22 July 2014
8 October 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

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
1082 MHz
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Boost Clock
1150 MHz
780 MHz
Transistor count
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950 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
33 Watt
50 Watt
Texture fill rate
18.4 GTexel / s
14 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
588.8 gflops
499.2 gflops

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).
Bus support
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PCIe 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x8
PCIe 3.0 x8
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168 mm
Supplementary power connectors
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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.
Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
2 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
1150 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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.
Display Connectors
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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.
DDMA audio
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
12.0 (11_0)
DirectX® 12

Benchmark performance

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
4541 −0.2%
4549 +0.2%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.2%
4549 +0.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 240. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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62 Mh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
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2.5 Mh/s

Gaming performance

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)
DirectX® 12
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL® 4.3

So, 830A or R7 240?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 830A.
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