HD 8310G vs R5 340 OEM

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

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TeraScale 3
GCN 1.0
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Market segment
Launch date
23 May 2013 (7 years ago)
5 May 2015 (6 years ago)
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
Core clock speed
424 MHz
730 MHz
Boost clock speed
554 MHz
780 MHz
Number of transistors
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950 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
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65 Watt
Texture fill rate
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Floating-point performance
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599.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon R5 340 OEM 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). 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.

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PCIe 3.0 x8
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145 mm
Supplementary power connectors
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Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
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Maximum RAM amount
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1 GB
Memory bus width
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64 Bit
Memory clock speed
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4600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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36.8 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
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1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
12 (11_1)
Shader Model
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Competitors of Radeon R5 340 OEM from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R5 340 OEM from NVIDIA is GeForce GTS 450.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon R5 340 OEM:

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310G

We are unaware of any advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310G over AMD Radeon R5 340 OEM.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 340 OEM

Much newer (5 May 2015 vs 23 May 2013)

More pipelines (384 vs 128)

Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 32 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 8310G and AMD Radeon R5 340 OEM. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that Radeon HD 8310G is a notebook card while Radeon R5 340 OEM is a desktop one.

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