AMD Radeon R5 A255 vs NVIDIA GeForce 930A

Price now 350$
Games supported 59%
NVIDIA GeForce 930A
NVIDIA GeForce 930A
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x8
  • Core clock speed 928 MHz
  • Max video memory 2 GB
  • Memory type DDR3
  • Memory clock speed 2002 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
AMD Radeon R5 A255
Radeon R5 A255
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x8
  • Core clock speed 925 MHz
  • Max video memory 1024 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 4 Gbps
  • Maximum resolution
Price now no data
Games supported 39%

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in performance rating659not rated
Value for money0.19no data
ArchitectureMaxwell (2014−2018)GCN 3.0 (2014−2017)
GPU code nameGM108Topaz
Market segmentDesktopDesktop
Release date13 March 2015
(7 years old)
(9 years old)
Current price$350 no data
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores384384
Core clock speed928 MHz925 MHz
Boost clock speed941 MHz940 MHz
Number of transistorsno data1,550 million
Manufacturing process technology28 nm28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)33 Wattno data
Texture fill rate22.5822.56
Floating-point performance722.7 gflopsno data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x8PCIe 3.0 x8
WidthIGPno data
Supplementary power connectorsNoneno data


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeDDR3GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount2 GB1 GB
Memory bus width64 Bit128 Bit
Memory clock speed2002 MHz4 GB/s
Memory bandwidth16.02 GB/s64 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display ConnectorsNo outputsPortable Device Dependent

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX12 (11_0)12 (12_0)
Shader Model5.16.5 (6.0)
CUDA5.0no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Memory bus width 64 128
Memory bandwidth 16.02 64

Technical City couldn't decide between

NVIDIA GeForce 930A
GeForce 930A


AMD Radeon R5 A255
Radeon R5 A255

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Competitors of GeForce 930A by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to GeForce 930A from AMD is Radeon HD 4850 X2.

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Competitors of Radeon R5 A255 by NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R5 A255 from NVIDIA is GeForce 930A.

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