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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition Radeon HD 7750 VTX3D 1GB DDR3 Edition
Red Dead Redemption 2 173% 386%
Halo: Reach 13% 55%
Cyberpunk 2077 276% 568%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 173% 386%
Doom Eternal 135% 318%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 276% 568%
Grand Theft Auto VI 318% 643%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 69% 200%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 276% 568%
Need For Speed Heat 173% 386%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition are significantly better than the AMD Radeon HD 7750 VTX3D 1GB DDR3 Edition.

The R7 260X has a 375 MHz higher core clock speed and 24 more Texture Mapping Units than the HD 7750. This results in the R7 260X providing 40.2 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The R7 260X has a 375 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 7750 and the same number of Render Output Units. This results in the R7 260X providing 6 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The R7 260X was released over a year more recently than the HD 7750, and so the R7 260X is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the HD 7750.

The R7 260X has 1024 MB more video memory than the HD 7750, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the R7 260X also has superior memory performance overall.

The R7 260X has 78.4 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD 7750, which means that the memory performance of the R7 260X is much better than the HD 7750.

The Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition has 896 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon HD 7750 VTX3D 1GB DDR3 Edition has 512. However, the actual shader performance of the R7 260X is 895 and the actual shader performance of the HD 7750 is 348. The R7 260X having 547 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the R7 260X delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the HD 7750.

The Radeon R7 260X MSI 2GB OC Edition requires 115 Watts to run but there is no entry for the Radeon HD 7750 VTX3D 1GB DDR3 Edition. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the R7 260X and a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the HD 7750. The R7 260X has been recommended a PSU with 100 Watts more than the HD 7750. The difference is significant enough that the R7 260X may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the HD 7750.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1175 MHzvs800 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureGCN 1.1 Bonaire XTXGCN 1.0 Cape Verde PRO
OC Potential Poor vs Good
Driver Support Great vs Good
Release Date08 Oct 2013vs01 Oct 2012
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs
8.1
1600x900
8.1
green tick vs
5.6
1920x1080
6.2
green tick vs
4.6
2560x1440
4.5
green tick vs
3
3840x2160
2.6
green tick vs
2.1

GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed1625 MHzvs800 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth104GB/secvs25.6GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs green tick 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units896vs512
Actual Shader Performance43%vs17%
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units56vs32
Texture Rate65.8 GTexel/svs25.6 GTexel/s
Render Output Units16vs16
Pixel Rate18.8 GPixel/svs12.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs1
DVI Connections2vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power115 Watts-
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs400 Watts

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.4vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz-
Recommended RAM8 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1600x900-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon R7 260X MSI OC 2GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's Fast-Middle-Class Radeon R7 260X, created by MSI.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1175MHz, instead of 1000MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.

Cooling Solution
Propeller Blade Technology: 20% more airflow, 50% larger cooling area and Large 10CM fan.

Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference Radeon R7 260X.
Radeon HD 7750 VTX3D 1GB DDR3 Edition is a special edition of the fast-middle-class Radeon HD 7750 1GB DDR3.
This version has no new features (when compared to the DDR3 version) and so it performs exactly like it.
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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