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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon E9260 MXM

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon E9260 MXM

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,090 MHz vs 735 MHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz vs 6,000 MHz More than 15% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 1,750 MHz vs 1,500 MHz More than 15% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 50W vs 95W More than 45% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon E8950

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AMD Radeon E8950

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More memory 8,192 MB vs 4,096 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory bandwidth 192 GB/s vs 112 GB/s More than 70% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more texture mapping units 128 vs 48 80 more texture mapping units
More shading units 2,048 vs 896 1152 more shading units
Slightly better floating-point performance 3,010.6 GFLOPS vs 2,150.4 GFLOPS More than 40% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 94.1 GTexel/s vs 57.6 GTexel/s Around 65% higher texture rate
More compute units 32 vs 14 18 more compute units
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors

Features Key features of the Radeon E9260 MXM  vs E8950 

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

Radeon E9260 MXM
112 GB/s
Radeon E8950
192 GB/s

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

Radeon E9260 MXM
19.2 GPixel/s
Radeon E8950
23.52 GPixel/s

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

Radeon E9260 MXM
57.6 GTexel/s
Radeon E8950
94.1 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon E9260 MXM
2,150.4 GFLOPS
Radeon E8950
3,010.6 GFLOPS

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 E9260 MXM  vs
GPU name Baffin Amethyst
Clock speed 1,090 MHz 735 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 896 2,048
Texture mapping units 48 128
Render output processors 16 32
Compute units 14 32
Pixel rate 19.2 GPixel/s 23.52 GPixel/s
Texture rate 57.6 GTexel/s 94.1 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,150.4 GFLOPS 3,010.6 GFLOPS


Radeon E9260 MXM  vs
Memory clock speed 1,750 MHz 1,500 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 7,000 MHz 6,000 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 8,192 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 112 GB/s 192 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 50W 95W


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