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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 6750 v2 PowerColor 1GB Edition Radeon R7 240 2GB
Cyberpunk 2077 606% 786%
Hitman 3 819% 1053%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 546% 711%
Resident Evil 8 606% 786%
FIFA 21 256% 347%
Grand Theft Auto VI 894% 1147%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 525% 684%
The Medium 781% 1006%
Genshin Impact 606% 786%
Far Cry 6 922% 1182%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 6750 v2 PowerColor 1GB Edition are noticeably better than the AMD Radeon R7 240 2GB.

The R7 240 has a 30 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 6750, but the HD 6750 has 16 more Texture Mapping Units than the R7 240. As a result, the HD 6750 exhibits a 10.6 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the R7 240. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The R7 240 has a 30 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 6750, but the HD 6750 has 8 more Render Output Units than the R7 240. As a result, the HD 6750 exhibits a 5.4 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the R7 240. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The R7 240 was released over a year more recently than the HD 6750, and so the R7 240 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the HD 6750.

The R7 240 has 1024 MB more video memory than the HD 6750, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the R7 240 also has superior memory performance overall.

The R7 240 has 3.2 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD 6750, which means that the memory performance of the R7 240 is marginally better than the HD 6750.

The Radeon HD 6750 v2 PowerColor 1GB Edition has 720 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon R7 240 2GB has 320. However, the actual shader performance of the HD 6750 is 252 and the actual shader performance of the R7 240 is 212. The HD 6750 having 40 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the HD 6750 delivers a marginally smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the R7 240.

The R7 240 transistor size technology is 12 nm (nanometers) smaller than the HD 6750. This means that the R7 240 is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the HD 6750.

The Radeon HD 6750 v2 PowerColor 1GB Edition requires 86 Watts to run and the Radeon R7 240 2GB requires 30 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 450 Watts for the HD 6750 and a PSU with at least 400 Watts for the R7 240. The HD 6750 requires 56 Watts more than the R7 240 to run. The difference is significant enough that the HD 6750 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the R7 240.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed700 MHzvs730 MHz
Boost Clock-vs780 MHz
ArchitectureTerascale 2 Juniper PROGCN 1.1 Oland PRO
OC Potential Fair vs Good
Driver Support Poor vs Great
Release Date01 Dec 2011vs08 Oct 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory1024 MBvs2048 MB
Memory Speed800 MHzvs900 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth25.6GB/secvs28.8GB/sec
L2 Cache 256 KB vs green tick 512 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units720vs320
Actual Shader Performance12%vs10%
Texture Mapping Units36vs20
Texture Rate25.2 GTexel/svs14.6 GTexel/s
Render Output Units16vs8
Pixel Rate11.2 GPixel/svs5.8 GPixel/s

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs4096x2160
VGA Connections1vs1
DVI Connections1vs1
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power86 Wattsvs30 Watts
Recommended PSU450 Watts & 30 Ampsvs400 Watts & 18 Amps

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.3vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-530 2.9GHzvsIntel Core i3-4130 3.4GHz
Recommended RAM4 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1366x768

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon HD 6750 v2 PowerColor 1GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's fast-middle-class Radeon HD 6750 v2, created by PowerColor. It doesn't have any new features. Read below to know more.

Overclock Out of The Box
The Clock Frequencies of both Central Unit and Operating Memory Clock Remain the Same.

Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.

Without Overclocking Out of The Box, RRadeon HD 6750 v2 PowerColor 1GB Edition is as fast as the reference Radeon HD 6750 v2.
Note: This Graphics Card has 2 variants: one with DDR3 and another with GDDR5. This is the DDR3 Version.

Radeon R7 240 2GB offers a core codenamed Oland PRO and thus features 320 Shader Processing Units, 20 TMUs and 8 ROPs, on a 128-bit bus width of standard DDR3. While the central unit runs at 730MHz and goes up to 780MHz, in Turbo Mode, the memory clock operates at 900MHz.
With a rated board TDP of 30W, it requires no extra power connectors.

Compared to Radeon R7 250, its performance is significantly lower (over 25% slower), especially at higher resolutions due to the limited memory bandwidth. Still, the TDP is relatively low and so this card may be used on low end systems and offer a reasonable upgrade, when compared to integrated graphics.
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