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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon Pro 560

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon Pro 560

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More memory 4,096 MB vs 256 MB 16x more memory
Higher clock speed 925 MHz vs 750 MHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,100 MHz vs 3,176 MHz More than 60% higher effective memory clock speed
Better floating-point performance 1,894.4 GFLOPS vs 240 GFLOPS Around 8x better floating-point performance
Higher memory bandwidth 81.6 GB/s vs 25.41 GB/s Around 3.2x higher memory bandwidth
Higher texture rate 59.2 GTexel/s vs 6 GTexel/s More than 9.8x higher texture rate
More texture mapping units 64 vs 8 56 more texture mapping units
More shading units 1,024 vs 160 864 more shading units
Higher pixel rate 14.8 GPixel/s vs 3 GPixel/s Around 5x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,275 MHz vs 794 MHz More than 60% higher memory clock speed
More compute units 16 vs 2 14 more compute units
More render output processors 16 vs 4 12 more render output processors
Front view of Radeon HD 6490M Mac

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AMD Radeon HD 6490M Mac

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Radeon HD 6490M Mac vs the Radeon Pro 560.

Features Key features of the Radeon Pro 560  vs HD 6490M Mac 

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

Radeon Pro 560
81.6 GB/s
Radeon HD 6490M Mac
25.41 GB/s

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

Radeon Pro 560
14.8 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 6490M Mac
3 GPixel/s

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

Radeon Pro 560
59.2 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 6490M Mac
6 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon Pro 560
1,894.4 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 6490M Mac

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 Pro 560  vs
HD 6490M Mac 
GPU name Baffin Seymour
Clock speed 925 MHz 750 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 1,024 160
Texture mapping units 64 8
Render output processors 16 4
Compute units 16 2
Pixel rate 14.8 GPixel/s 3 GPixel/s
Texture rate 59.2 GTexel/s 6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 1,894.4 GFLOPS 240 GFLOPS


Radeon Pro 560  vs
HD 6490M Mac 
Memory clock speed 1,275 MHz 794 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,100 MHz 3,176 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit 64 bit
Memory 4,096 MB 256 MB
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 81.6 GB/s 25.41 GB/s


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