AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire vs ATI IGP 320M

AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Rage 7
Code name
Blackcomb XTX
 
RS100
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
12 July 2011
 
5 October 2002

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M'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 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2240
 
n/d
Core clock speed
715 MHz
 
160 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
160 MHz
Transistor count
2x1700 Million
 
30 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
180 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M 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
large
 
n/d
Interface
n/d
 
AGP 4x
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M: 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
GDDR5
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
2x2 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
900 MHz
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
yesonboard Grafikchip

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11
 
7.0
OpenGL
n/d
 
1.4

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire and Radeon IGP 320M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6990M Crossfire

Much newer (12 July 2011 vs 5 October 2002)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 180 nm)

Advantages of ATI Radeon IGP 320M

HyperZ™ memory optimization technology Pixel Tapestry™ architecture Multi-texturing with 3 texture units On-chip texel
pixel
and vertex caches Supports 3D textures and Microsoft® DirectX® texture compression Support for Emboss
Dot-Product 3
and Cubic Environment bump mapping Bilinear
trilinear and anisotropic texture filtering Full Screen Anti-Aliasing (FSAA) Alpha blending Exponential pixel fog 32-bit or 16-bit Z buffer
32-bit or 16-bit W buffer
and 8-bit Stencil buffer Extensive 3D mode support Optimized for full performance in true color triple buffered 32BPP acceleration modes

So, HD 6990M Crossfire or IGP 320M?

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