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AMD Radeon R7 250X

Cape Verde
Graphics Processor
640
Cores
40
TMUs
16
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
AMD Radeon R7 250X Image AMD Cape Verde Image
The Radeon R7 250X is a mid-range graphics card by AMD, launched in February 2014. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Cape Verde graphics processor, in its Cape Verde XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Cape Verde graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 123 mm² and 1,500 million transistors. It features 640 shading units, 40 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs. AMD has placed 1,024 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 950 MHz, memory is running at 1125 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon R7 250X for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1680x1050.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon R7 250X draws power from 1x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 80 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort. Radeon R7 250X is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 210 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 99 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Cape Verde
GPU Variant: Cape Verde XT
Architecture: GCN 1.0
Process Size: 28 nm
Transistors: 1,500 million
Die Size: 123 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Feb 13th, 2014
Production Status: Active
Launch Price: 99 USD
Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16

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Radeon R7 250X
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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Radeon R7 250X performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 950 MHz
Memory Clock: 1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 72.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 640
TMUs: 40
ROPs: 16
Compute Units: 10
Pixel Rate: 15.20 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 38.0 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 1,216.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width: Dual-slot
Length: 8.27 inches
210 mm
TDP: 80 W
Outputs: 1x DVI
1x HDMI
2x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors: 1x 6-pin
Board Number: C441, C698

Graphics Features

DirectX: 12.0
OpenGL: 4.5
OpenCL: 1.2
Shader Model: 5.0

Card Notes

Rebranded HD 8760

Retail boards based on this design

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS R7 250X 1000 MHz 1125 MHz 7.5 inches/191 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
ASUS R7 250X 2 GB 1020 MHz 1150 MHz 2048 MB, 8.3 inches/211 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
GIGABYTE R7 250X 1000 MHz 1125 MHz 8.35 inches/212 mm
GIGABYTE R7 250X OC 1050 MHz 1125 MHz 8.35 inches/212 mm
GIGABYTE R7 250X OC 2 GB 1020 MHz 1125 MHz 2048 MB, 7.83 inches/199 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
HIS R7 250X iCooler 1000 MHz 1125 MHz 6.7 inches/170 mm, Single-slot, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x VGA
MSI R7 250X 950 MHz 1125 MHz 7.91 inches/201 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
MSI R7 250X 2 GB 1000 MHz 1125 MHz 2048 MB, 7.91 inches/201 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
PowerColor R7 250X 950 MHz 1125 MHz 6.7 inches/170 mm
Sapphire R7 250X 950 MHz 1125 MHz 6.11 inches/155 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire Vapor-X R7 250X GHZ Edition 2 GB 1000 MHz 1200 MHz 2048 MB, 8.86 inches/225 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
Sapphire Vapor-X R7 250X OC 1100 MHz 1300 MHz 8.86 inches/225 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
XFX R7 250X 950 MHz 1125 MHz 6.6 inches/168 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
XFX R7 250X 2 GB 950 MHz 1125 MHz 2048 MB, 6.6 inches/168 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort