AMD Radeon HD 7620G vs R5 (Kaveri)

AMD Radeon HD 7620G
AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri) architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 3
 
GCN 1.1
Code name
Trinity
 
Kaveri
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
15 May 2012
 
4 June 2014

Technical specs

Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri)'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 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
256
Core clock speed
360 MHz
 
514 MHz
Boost Clock
497 MHz
 
626 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
2410 Million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
28 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri) 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

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri): 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 bus width
n/d
 
64 / 128 Bit
Shared memory
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 7620G 0.10
R5 (Kaveri) 0.10

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

HD 7620G 5378 +35.8%
R5 (Kaveri) 3959

3DMark Fire Strike Score

HD 7620G 659 +25%
R5 (Kaveri) 527

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

HD 7620G 716 +25.2%
R5 (Kaveri) 572

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 7620G 948 +5.2%
R5 (Kaveri) 901

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD 7620G 2399
R5 (Kaveri) 3011 +25.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 7620G and Radeon R5 (Kaveri) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7620G

More pipelines (384 vs 256)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)

Much newer (4 June 2014 vs 15 May 2012)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 32 nm)
UVD 4.2
VCE 2.0

So, HD 7620G or R5 (Kaveri)?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 7620G and AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri). The differences in performance seem too small.
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