AMD Radeon HD 7470M vs HD 6480G

AMD Radeon HD 7470M
AMD Radeon HD 6480G

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
TeraScale 2
 
Terascale 2
Code name
Seymour
 
Llano
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
7 January 2012
 
15 June 2011

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G'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 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
160
 
240
Core clock speed
750 / 800 MHz
 
444 MHz
Boost Clock
800 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
370 million
 
1000 Million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
32 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
7 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
6.4 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
240.0 gflops
 
n/d

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G 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.
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G: 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
DDR3
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.4
 
n/d

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 7470M 0.09
HD 6480G 0.09

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 7470M 522 +11.8%
HD 6480G 467

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD 7470M 1740 +10.3%
HD 6480G 1578

Passmark

HD 7470M 407 +0.2%
HD 6480G 406

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7470M and Radeon HD 6480G are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7470M

Somewhat newer (7 January 2012 vs 15 June 2011)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6480G

More pipelines (240 vs 160)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 40 nm)

So, HD 7470M or HD 6480G?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 7470M and AMD Radeon HD 6480G. The differences in performance seem too small.
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