AMD Radeon R7 250E vs HD 8400

AMD Radeon R7 250E
AMD Radeon HD 8400

General info

Comparison of Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
GCN
Code name
Cape Verde
 
Kabini
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
20 December 2013
 
23 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$109
 
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Technical specs

Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400'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 250E and Radeon HD 8400's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
128
Core clock speed
800 MHz
 
600 MHz
Transistor count
1,500 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
55 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
25.6 GTexel / s
 
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Floating-point performance
819.2 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400 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). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Length
168 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400: 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
 
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Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
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Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
4500 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
72 GB / s
 
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Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R7 250E 1970 +391.3%
HD 8400 401

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4549 +1%
 
4502 −1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4549 +1%
 
4502 −1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
98 Mh/s
 
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Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 250E

Somewhat newer (20 December 2013 vs 23 May 2013)
More pipelines (512 vs 128)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400 over AMD Radeon R7 250E.

So, R7 250E or HD 8400?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R7 250E and AMD Radeon HD 8400. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon R7 250E is a desktop card while Radeon HD 8400 is a notebook one.
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