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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6530M

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6530M

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Higher effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz vs 800 MHz 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher memory clock speed 900 MHz vs 400 MHz 2.2x higher memory clock speed
More shading units 400 vs 16 384 more shading units
Front view of GeForce 210

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 210

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Nvidia GeForce 210 vs the AMD Radeon HD 6530M.

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6530M  vs GeForce 210 

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

Radeon HD 6530M
28.8 GB/s
GeForce 210
6.4 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 6530M
3.6 GPixel/s
GeForce 210
1.9 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 6530M
9 GTexel/s
GeForce 210
3.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6530M
GeForce 210

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 HD 6530M  vs
GeForce 210 
GPU brand AMD Nvidia
GPU name Capilano GT216
Market Laptop Desktop
Clock speed 450 MHz 475 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None Nvidia GeForce 210 520 MHz 512 MB

raw performance

Shading units 400 16
Texture mapping units 20 8
Render output processors 8 4
Pixel rate 3.6 GPixel/s 1.9 GPixel/s
Texture rate 9 GTexel/s 3.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 360 GFLOPS 35.2 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 6530M  vs
GeForce 210 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 400 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 800 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 DDR2
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s 6.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 26W 31W


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