ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 vs ATI Mobility HD 4860
Comparison of Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
14 May 2007
3 March 2009
Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
PCIe 2.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
APIs supported by Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Mobility Radeon HD 4860, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 over ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860.
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860
Much newer (3 March 2009 vs 14 May 2007)
More pipelines (640 vs 120)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 12.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 65 nm)
So, Mobility HD 2600 or Mobility HD 4860?
Technical City couldn't decide between ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4860. We've got no test results to judge.
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