AMD Radeon HD 6230: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon HD 6230
Radeon HD 6230
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  • Interface PCIe 2.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 650 MHz
  • Max video memory 512 MB
  • Memory type DDR2
  • Memory clock speed 1334 MHz
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2011
Performance 0.61

Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 6230 sales 2 July 2011. This is TeraScale 2 architecture desktop card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 512 MB of DDR2 memory clocked at 1.33 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 10.67 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is single-slot card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 168 mm. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 19 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

0.61%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon HD 6230's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating1090
ArchitectureTeraScale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code namePark
Market segmentDesktop
Release date2 July 2011 (11 years ago)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6230's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6230's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores80of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed650 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors292 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080 Ti)
Thermal design power (TDP)19 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate5.200of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance104 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6230's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 2.0 x16
Length168 mm
Width1-slot
Supplementary power connectorsNone

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6230: 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 typeDDR2
Maximum RAM amount512 MBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width64 Bitof 8192 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory clock speed1334 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth10.67 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6230. 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.

Display Connectors1x DVI, 1x HDMI
HDMI+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6230, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX11.2 (11_0)
Shader Model5.0
OpenGL4.4of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCL1.2
VulkanN/A

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon HD 6230. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

HD 6230 0.61
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Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 26%

HD 6230 179

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6230 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Average FPS

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Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 6230 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6230 from NVIDIA is GeForce 8200, which is slower by 3% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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