ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 vs AMD HD 6870M
Comparison of Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Radeon HD 6870M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
14 May 2007
7 January 2011
Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Radeon HD 6870M'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 Radeon HD 6870M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Radeon HD 6870M 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.
Parameters of memory installed on Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and Radeon HD 6870M: 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.
DDR3, GDDR3, GDDR5
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 Radeon HD 6870M. 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 Radeon HD 6870M, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
Cheaper ($93.00 USD vs $338.00 USD)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6870M
Much newer (7 January 2011 vs 14 May 2007)
More pipelines (800 vs 120)
Higher memory bandwidth (64 vs 12.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 65 nm)
So, Mobility HD 2600 or HD 6870M?
Technical City couldn't decide between ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600 and AMD Radeon HD 6870M. We've got no test results to judge.
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