Radeon HD 5690 

Released February, 2011
  • 775 MHz
  • 1 GB GDDR3

Features Key features of the Radeon HD 5690

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

Radeon HD 5690
32 GB/s
Radeon HD 6950
166.4 GB/s
Radeon HD 4890
128 GB/s

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

Radeon HD 5690
6.2 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 6950
28.16 GPixel/s
Radeon HD 4890
16 GPixel/s

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

Radeon HD 5690
15.5 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 6950
77.44 GTexel/s
Radeon HD 4890
40 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon HD 5690
Radeon HD 6950
2,478 GFLOPS
Radeon HD 4890
1,600 GFLOPS

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

Radeon HD 5690

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

Radeon HD 5690

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand ATI
GPU name Redwood
Market Desktop
Clock speed 775 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 400
Texture mapping units 20
Render output processors 8
Compute units 5
Pixel rate 6.2 GPixel/s
Texture rate 15.5 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 620 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,000 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 2,000 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory 1,024 MB
Memory type GDDR3
Memory bandwidth 32 GB/s

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