AMD Radeon HD 6740G2: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon HD 6740G2
Radeon HD 6740G2
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Year of release 2011
Performance 3.98

Summary

AMD started Radeon HD 6740G2 sales 14 June 2011. 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

3.98%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon HD 6740G2's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating627
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Market segmentLaptop
Release date14 June 2011 (10 years ago)

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6740G2'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 6740G2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores880of 15360 (Radeon RX 7900 XT)
Manufacturing process technology40 nmof 5 (Apple M1 GPU)

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 sizemedium sized

Memory

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.

DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon HD 6740G2. 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 6740G2 3.98
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Vantage Performance

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

HD 6740G2 1597

3DMark Vantage is an outdated DirectX 10 benchmark using 1280x1024 screen resolution. It taxes the graphics card with two scenes, one depicting a girl escaping some militarized base located within a sea cave, the other displaying a space fleet attack on a defenseless planet. It was discontinued in April 2017, and Time Spy benchmark is now recommended to be used instead.

HD 6740G2 5088

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6740G2 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.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon HD 6740G2 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6740G2 from NVIDIA is GeForce 840M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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Similar GPUs

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User rating

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