AMD Radeon 530: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon 530

Summary

AMD started Radeon 530 sales 18 April 2017. This is GCN 1.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 28.8 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. Power consumption is at 50 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 5.93 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon 530's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Meso
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
18 April 2017
 

Technical specs

Radeon 530's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon 530's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
730 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1021 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
24.50
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
784.1 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon 530's 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.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 530: 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.
Memory type
DDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon 530.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon 530, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon 530. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
5.83
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
89027.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
6321.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1145.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1294.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2323.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
6283.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
17.10
 
 
Passmark
1182
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon 530 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
n/d
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
95.16
At recommended settings
86.45
New games support
43
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Destiny 2 (2017)
low / 720p
22.60
 
medium / 1080p
11.60
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
18.80
 
medium / 1080p
10.30
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 768p
48.00
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
32.20
 
medium / 1080p
11.10
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
35.00
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
46.40
 
medium / 768p
24.50
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
18.15
 
medium / 768p
8.30
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 768p
30.00
 
medium / 768p
25.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
46.95
 
medium / 768p
38.30
 
high / 1080p
24.10
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
medium / 768p
64.00
 
high / 768p
36.00
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
29.70
 
medium / 768p
17.30
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
47.20
 
medium / 768p
33.70
 
high / 1080p
13.20
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
84.10
 
medium / 768p
48.20
 
GTA V (2015)
medium / 720p
52.00
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
30.00
 
medium / 768p
22.00
 
high / 768p
18.00
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
60.90
 
medium / 768p
37.40
 
high / 1080p
21.30
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
27.00
 
medium / 768p
17.00
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
35.00
 
medium / 768p
28.00
 
high / 768p
22.00
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
124.60
 
medium / 768p
46.40
 
high / 1080p
22.80
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
60.00
 
medium / 768p
45.00
 
high / 768p
25.00
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
35.00
 
medium / 768p
26.00
 
high / 768p
22.00
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
87.30
 
medium / 768p
49.70
 
high / 768p
34.80
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
high / 768p
60.00
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
85.70
 
medium / 768p
61.70
 
high / 768p
53.40
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
46.10
 
medium / 768p
31.00
 
high / 768p
22.90
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon 530 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon 530 from NVIDIA is GeForce MX110, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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