AMD Radeon 520 vs ATI Mobility HD 3650
Comparison of Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650'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 Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650 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 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650: 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 Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650. 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.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
APIs supported by Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Radeon 520 3.04 +253.5%
ATI Mobility HD 3650 0.86
3DMark Vantage Performance
Radeon 520 5266 +515.9%
ATI Mobility HD 3650 855
Let's see how good Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon 520
253.5% faster (about 3.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (21 March 2017 vs 7 January 2008)
More pipelines (320 vs 120)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 55 nm)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
Cheaper ($93.00 USD vs $140.00 USD)
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
Higher memory bandwidth (22.4 vs 16 GB/s)
Less power hungry (30 vs 50 watts)
So, 520 or Mobility HD 3650?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon 520.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon 520 and Mobility Radeon HD 3650, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.