AMD Radeon R7 250E vs HD 8400
Comparison of Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
20 December 2013
23 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
25.6 GTexel / s
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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
72 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
APIs supported by Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
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
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R7 250E and Radeon HD 8400. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
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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