Radeon R5 A220 

First seen on April, 2015
  • 775 MHz
  • 1 GB DDR3

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Features Key features of the Radeon R5 A220

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

Radeon R5 A220
14.4 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1060
192.2 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
112.1 GB/s

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

Radeon R5 A220
3.1 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
67.4 GPixel/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
41.3 GPixel/s

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

Radeon R5 A220
6.2 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1060
112.3 GTexel/s
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
61.9 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

Radeon R5 A220
GeForce GTX 1060
3,594 GFLOPS
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
1,981.4 GFLOPS

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

Radeon R5 A220

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

Radeon R5 A220

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Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand AMD
GPU name Caicos
Clock speed 775 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 160
Texture mapping units 8
Render output processors 4
Compute units 2
Pixel rate 3.1 GPixel/s
Texture rate 6.2 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 248 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory bandwidth 14.4 GB/s

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