AMD Radeon HD 6740G2: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon HD 6740G2

Summary

This is Terascale 2 architecture notebook card based on 40 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 3.78 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon HD 6740G2's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6740G2'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 6740G2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
880
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
of 12

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6740G2'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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6740G2: 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.
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6740G2, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6740G2. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3.71
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1597.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
5088.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6740G2 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
n/d
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
96.77
At recommended settings
88.06
New games support
45
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
26.40
 
medium / 768p
24.90
 
high / 768p
19.90
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 6740G2 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6740G2 from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 720M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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