AMD Radeon 530 vs NVIDIA GeForce 830M
Comparison of Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M'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 and GeForce 830M'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
24.5 GTexel / s
18.4 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M 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.
PCI Express 2.0, PCI Express 3.0
PCIe 3.0 x8
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M: 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 / GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
28.8 GB / s
14.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
DirectX 12 (FL 11_0), Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Radeon 530 1.84
GeForce 830M 1.87 +1.6%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
Radeon 530 7794
GeForce 830M 8105 +4%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Radeon 530 1307 +7.6%
GeForce 830M 1215
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Radeon 530 1454 +4.8%
GeForce 830M 1387
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Radeon 530 2324 +18.5%
GeForce 830M 1961
3DMark Vantage Performance
Radeon 530 6338 +2.8%
GeForce 830M 6163
Radeon 530 943
GeForce 830M 961 +1.9%
Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Let's see how good Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon 530
Much newer (21 March 2017 vs 12 March 2014)
More pipelines (384 vs 256)
Higher memory bandwidth (28.8 vs 14.4 GB/s)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 830M
1.6% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (33 vs 50 watts)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
So, 530 or 830M?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon 530 and NVIDIA GeForce 830M. The differences in performance seem too small.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon 530 and GeForce 830M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.