AMD Radeon HD 8400 vs NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000

AMD Radeon HD 8400
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
GCN
 
Rankine
Code name
Kabini
 
NV30
Type
Laptop
 
Workstation
Release date
23 May 2013
 
21 January 2003

Technical specs

Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000'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 Quadro FX 1000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
n/d
Core clock speed
600 MHz
 
300 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
125 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
130 nm
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
2.4 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000 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
n/d
 
AGP 8x
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
1x Molex

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000: 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
n/d
 
DDR2
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
128 MB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
9.6 GB / s
Shared memory
+
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
2x DVI, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
 
9.0a
OpenGL
n/d
 
1.5 (2.1)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 8400 and Quadro FX 1000. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

HD 8400 355 +944.1%
FX 1000 34

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400

Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 21 January 2003)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 130 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000 over AMD Radeon HD 8400.

So, HD 8400 or Quadro FX 1000?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 8400 and NVIDIA Quadro FX 1000. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 8400 is a notebook card while Quadro FX 1000 is a workstation one.
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