NVIDIA GeForce 830A vs AMD Radeon R7 A265

NVIDIA GeForce 830A
AMD Radeon R7 A265

General info

Comparison of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GM108
 
Opal
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
22 July 2014
 
9 January 2014

Technical specs

GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265'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 A265's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
384
Core clock speed
1082 MHz
 
725 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
825 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
950 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
33 Watt
 
no data
Texture fill rate
18.4 GTexel / s
 
19.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
588.8 gflops
 
633.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265 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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265: 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
DDR3
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB / s
 
28.8 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GeForce 830A 1.28 +4.9%
R7 A265 1.22

Passmark

GeForce 830A 1004 +5.2%
R7 A265 954

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 830A and Radeon R7 A265 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 830A

4.9% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (22 July 2014 vs 9 January 2014)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 A265

Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (384 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (28.8 vs 14.4 GB/s)

So, 830A or R7 A265?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 830A and AMD Radeon R7 A265. The differences in performance seem too small.
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