AMD Radeon HD 8330 vs ATI HD 5450
Comparison of Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450'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 8330 and Radeon HD 5450's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450 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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
APIs supported by Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD 8330 1.06 +27.7%
ATI HD 5450 0.83
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
HD 8330 351 +52.6%
ATI HD 5450 230
HD 8330 229 +27.2%
ATI HD 5450 180
Let's see how good Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8330
27.7% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 4 February 2010)
More pipelines (128 vs 80)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 5450
We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon HD 5450 over AMD Radeon HD 8330.
So, HD 8330 or HD 5450?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon HD 8330.
Be aware that Radeon HD 8330 is a notebook card while Radeon HD 5450 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 8330 and Radeon HD 5450, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.