AMD Radeon R7 A265 vs NVIDIA GeForce 940A

AMD Radeon R7 A265
NVIDIA GeForce 940A

General info

Comparison of Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Maxwell
Code name
Opal
 
GM108
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
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.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
725 MHz
 
1029 MHz
Boost Clock
825 MHz
 
1124 MHz
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
19.8 GTexel / s
 
17.98 GTexel / s
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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory

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
DDR3
 
DDR3
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.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 A265 and GeForce 940A, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

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 0.86
GeForce 940A 0.99 +15.1%

Passmark

R7 A265 987
GeForce 940A 1031 +4.5%

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

15.1% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (13 March 2015 vs 9 January 2014)

So, R7 A265 or 940A?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 940A.
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