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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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Slightly higher effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz vs 1,200 MHz 50% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 900 MHz vs 600 MHz 50% higher memory clock speed
Front view of Radeon HD 6530

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AMD Radeon HD 6530

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Higher clock speed 650 MHz vs 450 MHz Around 45% higher clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6530M  vs 6530 

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

Radeon HD 6530M
28.8 GB/s
Radeon HD 6530
19.2 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 6530M
3.6 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 6530
5.2 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 6530M
9 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 6530
13 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6530M
Radeon HD 6530

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
GPU name Capilano Redwood
Market Laptop Desktop
Clock speed 450 MHz 650 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 400 400
Texture mapping units 20 20
Render output processors 8 8
Compute units 5 5
Pixel rate 3.6 GPixel/s 5.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 9 GTexel/s 13 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 360 GFLOPS 520 GFLOPS


Radeon HD 6530M  vs
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 600 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 1,200 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB/s 19.2 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 26W 39W


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