AMD Radeon HD 7500G vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX

AMD Radeon HD 7500G
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 3
 
Fermi 2.0
Code name
Trinity
 
GF119
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
15 May 2012
 
30 May 2011

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX'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 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
48
CUDA cores
n/d
 
48
Core clock speed
327 MHz
 
900 MHz
Boost Clock
424 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
n/d
 
292 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
20 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
7.2 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
172.8 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX 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
n/d
 
PCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX: 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
n/d
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
900 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
14.4 GB / s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
DirectX 11
n/d
 
DirectX 11
DirectCompute
n/d
 
+
Verde Drivers
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
12 API
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.5
OpenCL
n/d
 
1.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 7500G 0.13
GT 520MX 0.13

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 7500G 585
GT 520MX 597 +2.1%

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD 7500G 2405
GT 520MX 2620 +8.9%

Passmark

HD 7500G 411 +1%
GT 520MX 407

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4546 +0.1%
 
4541 −0.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4546 +0.1%
 
4541 −0.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
15 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7500G and GeForce GT 520MX are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7500G

Somewhat newer (15 May 2012 vs 30 May 2011)
More pipelines (256 vs 48)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX

Verde Drivers
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
DirectCompute
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
DirectX11
OpenGL 4.1
DirectX 11
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Optimus Support

So, HD 7500G or GT 520MX?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 7500G and NVIDIA GeForce GT 520MX. The differences in performance seem too small.
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