NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE vs AMD Radeon R9 M360

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE
AMD Radeon R9 M360

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
39.50
 
n/d
Architecture
Fermi 2.0
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
GF114
 
Tropo
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
20 February 2012
 
5 May 2015
Launch price (MSRP)
$89.99
 
n/d
Price now
$90
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
288
 
512
Compute units
n/d
 
8
Core clock speed
736 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
925 MHz
Transistor count
1,950 million
 
1,500 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
150 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
35.33 GTexel / s
 
29.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
847.9 gflops
 
947.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360 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
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
210 mm
 
n/d
Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360: 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
GDDR5
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
3828 MHz
 
1125 MHz
Memory bandwidth
91.87 GB / s
 
72 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x mini-HDMI
 
No outputs
Eyefinity
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
-
 
+
HD3D
-
 
+
PowerTune
-
 
+
DualGraphics
-
 
+
ZeroCore
-
 
+
Switchable graphics
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
OpenCL
n/d
 
Not Listed
Mantle
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 560 SE 10.67
R9 M360 10.68 +0.1%

Passmark

GTX 560 SE 2191 +6.6%
R9 M360 2055

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 +14.4%
 
3970 −14.4%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 +14.4%
 
3970 −14.4%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
54 Mh/s
 
n/d

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 560 SE and Radeon R9 M360 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 SE

Wider memory bus (192 vs 128 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (91.87 vs 72 GB/s)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M360

0.1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 20 February 2012)
More pipelines (512 vs 288)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
EyefinitySupport
FreeSync
HD3DMenu
PowerTuneMenu
DualGraphics
ZeroCoreMenu
SwitchableGraphics
MantleMenu

So, GTX 560 SE or R9 M360?

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