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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6480G IGP

Reasons to consider the
IGP Radeon HD 6480G IGP

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Slightly more shading units 240 vs 48 192 more shading units
Front view of GeForce GT 520

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Nvidia GeForce GT 520

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Significantly higher clock speed 810 MHz vs 444 MHz More than 80% higher clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6480G IGP  vs GeForce GT 520 

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

Radeon HD 6480G IGP
1.78 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 520
1.62 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 6480G IGP
5.33 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 520
6.48 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6480G IGP
213.1 GFLOPS
GeForce GT 520
155.52 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

render output processors GPU commponents responsible for transform pixels as they flow between memory buffers

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon HD 6480G IGP  vs
GeForce GT 520 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name BeaverCreek GF108
Clock speed 444 MHz 810 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce GT 520 810 MHz 1 GB

noise and power

TDP 35W 29W

raw performance

Radeon HD 6480G IGP  vs
GeForce GT 520 
Shading units 240 48
Texture mapping units 12 8
Render output processors 4 2
Pixel rate 1.78 GPixel/s 1.62 GPixel/s
Texture rate 5.33 GTexel/s 6.48 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 213.1 GFLOPS 155.52 GFLOPS

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