AMD Radeon HD 6470M: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon HD 6470M

Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 6470M sales 4 January 2011 at a recommended price of $569.99. This is TeraScale 2 architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 512 MB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.6 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 12.8 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 2.0 x16 interface.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.46 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.

General info

Of Radeon HD 6470M's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.80
 
Architecture
TeraScale 2
 
Code name
Seymour
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
4 January 2011
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$569.99
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$570
 
of 10560 (Quadro GV100)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6470M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6470M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
160
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
700 MHz
 
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
370 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
of 7
Texture fill rate
5.6 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
224 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6470M'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 2.0 x16
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6470M: 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
512 MB
 
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
12.8 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6470M.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6470M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
of 4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6470M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.46

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

535

3DMark Vantage Performance

1706

Passmark

313

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 6470M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
24 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6470M is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 6470M performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6470M from NVIDIA is GeForce 9700M GT, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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