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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon E8870

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon E8870

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 600 MHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Significantly more memory 4,096 MB vs 1,024 MB 4x more memory
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz vs 3,200 MHz Around 90% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 96 GB/s vs 51.2 GB/s More than 85% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 1,536 GFLOPS vs 576 GFLOPS Around 2.8x better floating-point performance
Much higher memory clock speed 1,500 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 90% higher memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 48 GTexel/s vs 14.4 GTexel/s More than 3.2x higher texture rate
Higher pixel rate 16 GPixel/s vs 4.8 GPixel/s More than 3.2x higher pixel rate
More texture mapping units 48 vs 24 Twice as many texture mapping units
More compute units 12 vs 6 Twice as many compute units
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
More shading units 768 vs 480 288 more shading units
Front view of Radeon E6760

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon E6760

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Lower TDP 45W vs 75W 40% lower TDP

Features Key features of the Radeon E8870  vs E6760 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

Radeon E8870
96 GB/s
Radeon E6760
51.2 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

Radeon E8870
16 GPixel/s
Radeon E6760
4.8 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

Radeon E8870
48 GTexel/s
Radeon E6760
14.4 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon E8870
1,536 GFLOPS
Radeon E6760

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon E8870  vs
GPU name Saturn Turks
Market Laptop Laptop
Clock speed 1,000 MHz 600 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 768 480
Texture mapping units 48 24
Render output processors 16 8
Compute units 12 6
Pixel rate 16 GPixel/s 4.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 48 GTexel/s 14.4 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,536 GFLOPS 576 GFLOPS


Radeon E8870  vs
Memory clock speed 1,500 MHz 800 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 6,000 MHz 3,200 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 96 GB/s 51.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 75W 45W


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