AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics vs HD 6550M

AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics
AMD Radeon HD 6550M

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 3
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
n/d
 
Capilano
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
15 May 2012
 
26 November 2010

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M'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 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
736
 
400
Core clock speed
655 / 600 MHz
 
600 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
627 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 / 40 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
26 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
12 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
480.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M 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
 
medium sized
Interface
n/d
 
MXM-II

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M: 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
128 Bit
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
28.8 GB / s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 0.69
HD 6550M 0.69

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 1621 +63.2%
HD 6550M 993

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics 3755 +0.6%
HD 6550M 3731

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and Radeon HD 6550M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

Much newer (15 May 2012 vs 26 November 2010)
More pipelines (736 vs 400)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6550M

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6550M over AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics.

So, HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics or HD 6550M?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics and AMD Radeon HD 6550M. The differences in performance seem too small.
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