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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R7 240

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R7 240

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Lower TDP 30W vs 65W 2.2x lower TDP
Front view of Radeon HD 8470D IGP

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IGP Radeon HD 8470D IGP

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Slightly higher clock speed 800 MHz vs 730 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 850 MHz vs 780 MHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed

Features Key features of the Radeon R7 240  vs HD 8470D IGP 

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

Radeon R7 240
6.24 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 8470D IGP
3.2 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R7 240
15.6 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 8470D IGP
9.6 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R7 240
499.2 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 8470D IGP
307.2 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 R7 240  vs
HD 8470D IGP 
GPU name Oland Scrapper
Clock speed 730 MHz 800 MHz
Turbo clock speed 780 MHz 850 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

noise and power

TDP 30W 65W

raw performance

Radeon R7 240  vs
HD 8470D IGP 
Shading units 320 192
Texture mapping units 20 12
Render output processors 8 4
Compute units 5 3
Pixel rate 6.24 GPixel/s 3.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.6 GTexel/s 9.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 499.2 GFLOPS 307.2 GFLOPS


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