AMD Radeon 530 vs R5 (Stoney Ridge)
Comparison of Radeon 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)'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 Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)'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 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) 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 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge): 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 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge).
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
APIs supported by Radeon 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Radeon 530 0.57 +21.3%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 0.47
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
Radeon 530 107458 +109.1%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 51382
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
Radeon 530 9210 +93.7%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 4755
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Radeon 530 1386 +94.7%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 712
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Radeon 530 1542 +99.7%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 772
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Radeon 530 2327 +84.1%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 1264
3DMark Vantage Performance
Radeon 530 6338 +89.4%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 3346
Unigine Heaven 3.0
Radeon 530 17 +21.4%
R5 (Stoney Ridge) 14
Let's see how good Radeon 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon 530
21.3% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (21 March 2017 vs 1 June 2016)
More pipelines (384 vs 192)
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 AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
Less power hungry (12 vs 50 watts)
So, 530 or R5 (Stoney Ridge)?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon 530.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon 530 and Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge), ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.