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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon R7 250X Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II OC Edition
Red Dead Redemption 2 285% 58%
Cyberpunk 2077 430% 117%
Doom Eternal 231% 36%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 138% 2%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 285% 58%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 430% 117%
FIFA 20 105% 16%
Grand Theft Auto VI 489% 142%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 430% 117%
Need For Speed Heat 285% 58%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II OC Edition are massively better than the AMD Radeon R7 250X Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition.

The R7 250X has a 70 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX 670, but the GTX 670 has 72 more Texture Mapping Units than the R7 250X. As a result, the GTX 670 exhibits a 67.8 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the R7 250X. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The R7 250X has a 70 MHz higher core clock speed than the GTX 670, but the GTX 670 has 16 more Render Output Units than the R7 250X. As a result, the GTX 670 exhibits a 14.6 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the R7 250X. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The R7 250X was released over a year more recently than the GTX 670, and so the R7 250X is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the GTX 670.

The GTX 670 has 1024 MB more video memory than the R7 250X, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the GTX 670 also has superior memory performance overall.

The GTX 670 has 120.3 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the R7 250X, which means that the memory performance of the GTX 670 is massively better than the R7 250X.

The Radeon R7 250X Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition has 640 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II OC Edition has 1344. However, the actual shader performance of the R7 250X is 571 and the actual shader performance of the GTX 670 is 1422. The GTX 670 having 851 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 670 delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the R7 250X.

The Radeon R7 250X Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition requires 80 Watts to run but there is no entry for the GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II OC Edition. We would recommend a PSU with at least 450 Watts for the R7 250X.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1050 MHzvs980 MHz
Boost Clock-vs1058 MHz
ArchitectureGCN 1.0 Cape Verde XTKepler GK104-325-A2
OC Potential Fair vs -
Driver Support Good vs Good
Release Date13 Feb 2014vs01 May 2012
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Resolution Performance

1366x768 - green tick vs green tick -
1600x900
6.9
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10
1920x1080
5.3
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8.3
2560x1440
3.6
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6
3840x2160
2.3
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4.4

GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed1125 MHzvs1502 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth72GB/secvs192.3GB/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 Units640vs1344
Actual Shader Performance27%vs68%
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units40vs112
Texture Rate42 GTexel/svs109.8 GTexel/s
Render Output Units16vs32
Pixel Rate16.8 GPixel/svs31.4 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections2vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power80 Watts-
Recommended PSU450 Watts & 20 Amps-

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.4vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-4130 3.4GHzvsIntel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1600x900vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewRadeon R7 250X Gigabyte OC 1GB Edition is a special edition of the fast-middle-class Radeon R7 250X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling solution which will make the card even cooler and overclocked out of the box in the central unit which was increased from 950MHz to 1050MHz, while the operating memory clock was left untouched.
Benchmarks indicate a 6% performance boost when compared to the reference Radeon R7 250X.
GeForce GTX 670 DirectCU II OC Edition is a Special Edition of the powerful GeForce GTX 670. See the standard version for more information about it.
The new features include an increase in the core-clock that went from 915MHz to 980MHz while the Turbo Boost is now of 1058MHz. A 20% more effective cooler is also included.
The performance boost is significant and around 5% when compared to the standard GTX 670.
Most demanding games will run at the highest settings.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
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