AMD Radeon HD 7570 vs R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)

AMD Radeon HD 7570
AMD Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop) architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
TeraScale 2
 
GCN
Code name
Turks
 
Kaveri Spectre
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
5 January 2012
 
14 January 2014

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)'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 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
480
 
512
Core clock speed
650 MHz
 
720 MHz
Transistor count
716 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
60 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
15.6 GTexel / s
 
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Floating-point performance
624 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop) compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop): 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, GDDR5
 
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Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
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Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
64 GB / s
 
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Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop).
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop). You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
DirectCompute 5.0
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.2
OpenGL
4.4
 
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Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop). Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
56 Mh/s
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7570 and Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7570

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7570 over AMD Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop).

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)

204.9% faster (about 3 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (14 January 2014 vs 5 January 2012)
More pipelines (512 vs 480)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
HSA
OpenCL 2.0
DirectCompute 5.0

So, HD 7570 or R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop).
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