AMD Radeon R7 240: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R7 240

Summary

AMD started Radeon R7 240 sales 8 October 2013 at a recommended price of $69. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.15 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 72 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is Single-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 168 mm. N / A power connector is required, and power consumption is at 50 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.26 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of Radeon R7 240's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
4.16
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Oland
 
Type
Desktop
 
Design
reference
 
Release date
8 October 2013
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$69
 
Price now
$40
 
of 9999 (Quadro RTX 8000)

Technical specs

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 R7 240's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
320
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Boost Clock
780 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
15.6 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
499.2 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 240's 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
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Length
168 mm
 
Supplementary power connectors
N / A
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on 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
DDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1150 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
72 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 240.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
 
HDMI
+
 

Technologies

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

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 240, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

1.26

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

1220

Passmark

976

Mining hashrates

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

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R7 240 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R7 240 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 240 from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 240 GDDR5, which is faster by 14% and higher by 15 positions in our rating.

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