Radeon R7 450 

Released June, 2016
  • 925 MHz
  • 2 GB GDDR5
6.2 Out of 10

Thanks to Windows 8’s new stereoscopic 3D functionality, these drivers add windowed S3D support for a multitude of applications and games, including YouTube 3D, various Blu-Ray players, and all DX9 games.
by Ryan-Smith (Oct, 2012)
The only way we can make AMD's FX-8350 look like a better gaming value than Intel's Core i7-3770K (specifically in the games and at the settings we used to test) is if the rest of the system is free.
by Thomas-Soderstrom (Jan, 2013)

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Radeon R7 450 among all GPUs


Radeon R7 450
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


Radeon R7 450
T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more


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Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Radeon R7 450
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more


Overall Score

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Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon R7 450

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

Radeon R7 450

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 450
112.35 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 1050
215.14 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
173.22 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 450
24.79 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 1050
67.49 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
44.94 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 450
638.2 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
1,102.04 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 450
268.82 mInteraction/s
GeForce GTX 1050
694.15 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 450
2.62 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
4.88 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R7 450
41.41 frames/s
GeForce GTX 1050
32.65 frames/s

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

Radeon R7 450

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Already we have seen numerous leaks and news of the tablet, showing potential hardware and software specs.
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GPU-Z gets updated to v0.7.0

by Slobodan Simic |
Techpowerup have released a new version of GPU-Z, its popular graphics subsystem information, diagnostic, and monitoring utility.
The new version brings updated and added support for various GPUs including the upcoming Radeon HD 7990 Malta and also fixes some bugs found in the previous versions.

Gigabyte Reveals Its WindForce 450 W Cooling System

by Tarun Iyer |
The WindForce 450 W is a triple slot graphics card cooler which features a dual aluminum fin stack design, three 10 mm copper heat pipes and is ventilated by three 80 mm cooling fans.
The latest from Gigabyte's "New Idea" Tech Tour is the WindForce 450 W cooler, which was demonstrated on an Nvidia GTX Titan and GTX 680 at an event held in Berlin, Germany.

FX Vs. Core i7: Exploring CPU Bottlenecks And AMD CrossFire

by Thomas Soderstrom |
Memory frequency is held constant throughout, in case you need any hint as to what's happening behind the scenes.
When they occur during the first second or two of a benchmark, as they often do in Metro 2033, we tend not to count them.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GPU brand AMD
GPU name Cape Verde
Clock speed 925 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 512
Texture mapping units 32
Render output processors 16
Compute units 8
Pixel rate 14.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 29.6 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 947.2 GFLOPS


Memory clock speed 1,125 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,500 MHz
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory 2,048 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 72 GB/s

noise and power

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