AMD Radeon HD 8400 vs ATI IGP 340M
Comparison of Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M'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 Radeon IGP 340M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Texture fill rate
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M 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.
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M: 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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M. 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.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD 8400 1.17 +431.8%
ATI IGP 340M 0.22
HD 8400 254 +12600%
ATI IGP 340M 2
Let's see how good Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400
431.8% faster (about 5.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 5 October 2002)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 180 nm)
Advantages of ATI Radeon IGP 340M
HyperZ memory optimization technology Pixel Tapestry architecture Multi-texturing with 3 texture units On-chip texel
and vertex caches Supports 3D textures and Microsoft DirectX texture compression Support for Emboss
and Cubic Environment bump mapping Bilinear
trilinear and anisotropic texture filtering Full Screen Anti-Aliasing (FSAA) Alpha blending Exponential pixel fog 32-bit or 16-bit Z buffer
32-bit or 16-bit W buffer
and 8-bit Stencil buffer Extensive 3D mode support Optimized for full performance in true color triple buffered 32BPP acceleration modes
So, HD 8400 or IGP 340M?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon HD 8400.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon IGP 340M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.