ATI Radeon HD 4830 vs AMD R7 240

ATI Radeon HD 4830
AMD Radeon R7 240

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
n/d
 
1.66
Architecture
TeraScale
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
RV770
 
Oland
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Design
n/d
 
reference
Release date
21 October 2008
 
8 October 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$130
 
$69
Price now
n/d
 
$47

Technical specs

Radeon HD 4830 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 Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
320
Core clock speed
575 MHz
 
n/d
Boost Clock
n/d
 
780 MHz
Transistor count
956 million
 
1,040 million
Manufacturing process technology
55 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
50 Watt
Texture fill rate
18.4 GTexel / s
 
15.6 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
736.0 gflops
 
499.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 4830 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
n/d
 
PCIe 3.0
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Length
246 mm
 
168 mm
Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
N / A

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 4830 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
GDDR3
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
512 MB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1150 MHz
Memory bandwidth
57.6 GB / s
 
72 GB / s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
HDMI
-
 
+

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
CrossFire
-
 
+
FreeSync
-
 
+
DDMA audio
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
10.1 (10_1)
 
DirectX® 12
OpenGL
3.3
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

ATI HD 4830 0.65 +20.4%
R7 240 0.54

Passmark

ATI HD 4830 946
R7 240 976 +3.2%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
62 Mh/s
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
n/d
 
2.5 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 4830 and Radeon R7 240 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 4830

20.4% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (256 vs 128 bit)
More pipelines (640 vs 320)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 240

Much newer (8 October 2013 vs 21 October 2008)
Cheaper ($69 vs $130)
Higher memory bandwidth (72 vs 57.6 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Less power hungry (50 vs 95 watts)
DirectX® 12
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL® 4.3
OpenCL™
HDMI
CrossfireX
FreeSync

So, HD 4830 or R7 240?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends ATI Radeon HD 4830.
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