AMD Radeon HD 8400 vs ATI X1950 CrossFire Edition

AMD Radeon HD 8400
ATI Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
GCN
 
R500
Code name
Kabini
 
R580+
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
23 May 2013
 
10 September 2006

Technical specs

Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition'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 X1950 CrossFire Edition'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
 
650 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
384 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
90 nm
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
10.4 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition 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
 
PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
1x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition: 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
 
GDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
2000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
64.0 GB / s
Shared memory
+
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 1x VHDCI

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
 
9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL
n/d
 
2.0

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 8400 and Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Passmark

HD 8400 355 +135.1%
ATI X1950 CrossFire Edition 151

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400

Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 10 September 2006)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 90 nm)

Advantages of ATI Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition over AMD Radeon HD 8400.

So, HD 8400 or X1950 CrossFire Edition?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 8400 and ATI Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 8400 is a notebook card while Radeon X1950 CrossFire Edition is a desktop one.
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