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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R5 M240

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R5 M240

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 55% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 1,030 MHz vs 700 MHz More than 45% higher turbo clock speed
Front view of Radeon HD 8530M

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AMD Radeon HD 8530M

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Radeon HD 8530M vs the Radeon R5 M240.

Features Key features of the Radeon R5 M240  vs HD 8530M 

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

Radeon R5 M240
14.4 GB/s
Radeon HD 8530M
14.4 GB/s

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

Radeon R5 M240
8.24 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 8530M
5.6 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 M240
20.6 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 8530M
16.8 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 M240
659.2 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 8530M
537.6 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

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Radeon R5 M240  vs
HD 8530M 
GPU name Jet Mars
Market Laptop Laptop
Clock speed 1,000 MHz 650 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,030 MHz 700 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 320 384
Texture mapping units 20 24
Render output processors 8 8
Compute units 5 6
Pixel rate 8.24 GPixel/s 5.6 GPixel/s
Texture rate 20.6 GTexel/s 16.8 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 659.2 GFLOPS 537.6 GFLOPS


Radeon R5 M240  vs
HD 8530M 
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 14.4 GB/s 14.4 GB/s

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