AMD Radeon HD 6510G2 vs R5 (Kaveri)

AMD Radeon HD 6510G2
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri) architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Terascale 2
GCN 1.1
Code name
Release date
14 June 2011
4 June 2014

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri)'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 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
514 MHz
Boost Clock
626 MHz
Transistor count
2410 Million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
28 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri) 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
medium sized
medium sized


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri): 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 bus width
64 / 128 Bit
Shared memory

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 6510G2 0.06
R5 (Kaveri) 0.06

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 6510G2 1015 +12.7%
R5 (Kaveri) 901

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6510G2 and Radeon R5 (Kaveri) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6510G2

More pipelines (400 vs 256)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)

Much newer (4 June 2014 vs 14 June 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
UVD 4.2
VCE 2.0

So, HD 6510G2 or R5 (Kaveri)?

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