AMD Radeon 530 vs R6 (Carrizo)

AMD Radeon 530
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)

General info

Comparison of Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
GCN 1.2 / 2.0
Code name
Meso
 
Carrizo
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
21 March 2017
 
4 June 2015

Technical specs

Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo)'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 R6 (Carrizo)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
1024 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
no data
 
800 MHz
Transistor count
no data
 
2410 Million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
 
12-35 Watt
Texture fill rate
24.5 GTexel / s
 
no data
Floating-point performance
784.1 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) 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.
Laptop size
no data
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
no data
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo): 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 / GDDR5
 
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Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
no data
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64 / 128 Bit
Memory clock speed
2250 MHz
 
no data
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB / s
 
no data
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo).
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0)
OpenGL
4.5
 
no data
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Radeon 530 1.84
R6 (Carrizo) 1.84

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Radeon 530 106622 +98.5%
R6 (Carrizo) 53703

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Radeon 530 7794 +65.2%
R6 (Carrizo) 4717

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Radeon 530 1307 +55.2%
R6 (Carrizo) 842

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Radeon 530 1454 +60%
R6 (Carrizo) 909

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Radeon 530 2324 +61.6%
R6 (Carrizo) 1438

3DMark Vantage Performance

Radeon 530 6338 +31.2%
R6 (Carrizo) 4830

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon 530 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon 530

Much newer (21 March 2017 vs 4 June 2015)
DirectX 12
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
OpenGL
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 R6 (Carrizo)

Less power hungry (12 vs 50 watts)
UVD 6
VCE 2.0

So, 530 or R6 (Carrizo)?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon 530 and AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo). The differences in performance seem too small.
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