NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850A vs AMD Radeon HD 7650A

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850A
AMD Radeon HD 7650A

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
0.74
Architecture
Maxwell
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
GM107
 
Onega
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
17 March 2014
 
5 January 2012
Launch price (MSRP)
n/d
 
$262
Price now
n/d
 
$262

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A'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 850A and Radeon HD 7650A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
480
Core clock speed
902 MHz
 
600 MHz
Boost Clock
936 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,870 million
 
716 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
45 Watt
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
37.44 GTexel / s
 
14.4 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,198 gflops
 
576.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A 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 x16
 
MXM-A (3.0)

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A: 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
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB / s
 
28.8 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 850A 0.58 +1.8%
HD 7650A 0.57

Passmark

GTX 850A 802 +1%
HD 7650A 794

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
54 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 850A and Radeon HD 7650A are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850A

1.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (17 March 2014 vs 5 January 2012)
More pipelines (640 vs 480)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7650A

Less power hungry (33 vs 45 watts)

So, GTX 850A or HD 7650A?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850A and AMD Radeon HD 7650A. The differences in performance seem too small.
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