AMD Radeon R7 A265 vs NVIDIA GeForce 940A

General info

Comparison of Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
GCN 1.0
Code name
Release date
9 January 2014
13 March 2015

Technical specs

Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A'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 A265 and GeForce 940A's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
725 MHz
1029 MHz
Boost Clock
825 MHz
1124 MHz
Transistor count
950 million
no data
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
633.6 gflops
863.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A 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).
PCIe 3.0 x8
PCIe 3.0 x8


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A: 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
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
1 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
2002 MHz
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB/s
16.02 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
No outputs
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (11_1)
12 (11_0)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R7 A265 4.41
GeForce 940A 4.77 +8.2%


R7 A265 954
GeForce 940A 1031 +8.1%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 A265

Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (28.8 vs 16.02 GB/s)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 940A

8.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 March 2015 vs 9 January 2014)

So, R7 A265 or 940A?

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