AMD Radeon HD 6480G vs NVIDIA GeForce 610M

AMD Radeon HD 6480G
NVIDIA GeForce 610M

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Fermi
Code name
Llano
 
N13M-GE
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
15 June 2011
 
6 December 2011

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M'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 6480G and GeForce 610M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
240
 
48
CUDA cores
n/d
 
48
Core clock speed
444 MHz
 
672 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
900 MHz
Transistor count
1000 Million
 
585 Million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
12 Watt
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
129.02 gflops
Video decoders
n/d
 
H.264, VC1, MPEG2 1080p

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M 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.
Bus support
n/d
 
PCI Express 2.0
Interface
n/d
 
PCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M: 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
n/d
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
64bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
1800 MHz
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs
HDMI
-
 
+
Maximum VGA resolution
n/d
 
Up to 2048x1536

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
12 API
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.5
OpenCL
n/d
 
1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 6480G 0.06
GeForce 610M 0.06

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 6480G 467
GeForce 610M 508 +8.8%

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD 6480G 1578
GeForce 610M 2210 +40.1%

Passmark

HD 6480G 406 +0.2%
GeForce 610M 405

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4546 +0.1%
 
4541 −0.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4546 +0.1%
 
4541 −0.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
9.7 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6480G and GeForce 610M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6480G

More pipelines (240 vs 48)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 610M

Somewhat newer (6 December 2011 vs 15 June 2011)
DirectX 12
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)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
HDMI
Optimus Support

So, HD 6480G or 610M?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6480G and NVIDIA GeForce 610M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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