AMD Radeon HD 8400 vs NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
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1.38
Architecture
GCN
 
Curie
Code name
Kabini
 
G73
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
23 May 2013
 
22 March 2006
Launch price (MSRP)
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$84.99
Price now
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$175

Technical specs

Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS'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 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
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Core clock speed
600 MHz
 
400 MHz
Transistor count
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177 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
90 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
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27 Watt
Texture fill rate
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4.800

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS 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.
Interface
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PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS: 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
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DDR2
Maximum RAM amount
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256 MB
Memory bus width
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128 Bit
Memory clock speed
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800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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12.8 GB/s
Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS. 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.
Display Connectors
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1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
 
9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL
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2.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 8400 1.17 +25.8%
7600 GS 0.93

Passmark

HD 8400 254 +26.4%
7600 GS 201

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400

25.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 22 March 2006)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 90 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GS over AMD Radeon HD 8400.

So, HD 8400 or 7600 GS?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon HD 8400.
Be aware that Radeon HD 8400 is a notebook card while GeForce 7600 GS is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 7600 GS, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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