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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6520G IGP

Reasons to consider the
IGP Radeon HD 6520G IGP

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Slightly more shading units 320 vs 48 272 more shading units
Front view of GeForce GT 520MX

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX

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Significantly higher clock speed 900 MHz vs 400 MHz 2.2x higher clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6520G IGP  vs GeForce GT 520MX 

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

Radeon HD 6520G IGP
3.2 GPixel/s
GeForce GT 520MX
1.8 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 6520G IGP
6.4 GTexel/s
GeForce GT 520MX
7.2 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6520G IGP
GeForce GT 520MX
172.8 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 6520G IGP  vs
GeForce GT 520MX 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name BeaverCreek GF119
Clock speed 400 MHz 900 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

noise and power

TDP 35W 20W

raw performance

Radeon HD 6520G IGP  vs
GeForce GT 520MX 
Shading units 320 48
Texture mapping units 16 8
Render output processors 8 4
Pixel rate 3.2 GPixel/s 1.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 6.4 GTexel/s 7.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 256 GFLOPS 172.8 GFLOPS


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