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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 230

Reasons to consider the
Sapphire Radeon R5 230

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Higher clock speed 625 MHz vs 344 MHz More than 80% higher clock speed
Front view of Radeon 3000 IGP

Reasons to consider the
ATi Radeon 3000 IGP

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the ATi Radeon 3000 IGP vs the Sapphire Radeon R5 230.

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 230  vs 3000 IGP 

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

Radeon R5 230
2.5 GPixel/s
Radeon 3000 IGP
1.38 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 230
5 GTexel/s
Radeon 3000 IGP
1.38 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 230
Radeon 3000 IGP
27.52 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 R5 230  vs
3000 IGP 
GPU brand AMD ATi
GPU name Caicos RS780L
Clock speed 625 MHz 344 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card AMD Radeon R5 230 625 MHz 1 GB None

raw performance

Radeon R5 230  vs
3000 IGP 
Shading units 160 40
Texture mapping units 8 4
Render output processors 4 4
Compute units 2 2
Pixel rate 2.5 GPixel/s 1.38 GPixel/s
Texture rate 5 GTexel/s 1.38 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 200 GFLOPS 27.52 GFLOPS

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