Radeon HD 3470 LP 

Released January, 2008
  • 800 MHz
  • 256 MB GDDR3

The good news is Quick Sync performance remains unaffected, making HD 2500 just as good as the HD 4000 for video transcoding.
by Anand-Lal-Shimpi (May, 2012)
Starcraft 2 performance is borderline at best on the HD 2500.
by Anand-Lal-Shimpi (May, 2012)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon HD 3470 LP

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Radeon HD 3470 LP

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 3470 LP

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

Radeon HD 3470 LP
15.2 GB/s
Radeon HD 7570
25.6 GB/s
GeForce 8400 GS
6.4 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 3470 LP
3.2 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 7570
5.2 GPixel/s
GeForce 8400 GS
2.08 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 3470 LP
3.2 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 7570
15.6 GTexel/s
GeForce 8400 GS
4.16 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 3470 LP
Radeon HD 7570
GeForce 8400 GS
39.36 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

Radeon HD 3470 LP

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Radeon HD 3470 LP

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand ATI
GPU name RV620
Market Desktop
Clock speed 800 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card ATi Radeon HD 3470 800 MHz 256 MB

raw performance

Shading units 40
Texture mapping units 4
Render output processors 4
Compute units 2
Pixel rate 3.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 3.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 64 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 950 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,900 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit
Memory 256 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 15.2 GB/s

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