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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6550D IGP

Reasons to consider the
IGP Radeon HD 6550D IGP

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Lower TDP 65W vs 108W Around 40% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 5770

Reasons to consider the
ATi Radeon HD 5770

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Higher clock speed 850 MHz vs 600 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Better floating-point performance 1,360 GFLOPS vs 480 GFLOPS More than 2.8x better floating-point performance
Slightly higher pixel rate 13.6 GPixel/s vs 4.8 GPixel/s More than 2.8x higher pixel rate
More shading units 800 vs 400 Twice as many shading units
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
More texture mapping units 40 vs 20 Twice as many texture mapping units
Slightly more compute units 10 vs 5 Twice as many compute units

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 6550D IGP  vs 5770 

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

Radeon HD 6550D IGP
4.8 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 5770
13.6 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 6550D IGP
12 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 5770
34 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 6550D IGP
Radeon HD 5770
1,360 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

compute units Discrete cores within the GPU

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon HD 6550D IGP  vs
GPU name BeaverCreek Juniper
Clock speed 600 MHz 850 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

noise and power

TDP 65W 108W

raw performance

Radeon HD 6550D IGP  vs
Shading units 400 800
Texture mapping units 20 40
Render output processors 8 16
Compute units 5 10
Pixel rate 4.8 GPixel/s 13.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 12 GTexel/s 34 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 480 GFLOPS 1,360 GFLOPS

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