AMD Radeon HD 8400 vs ATI VGA Improved Performance

AMD Radeon HD 8400
ATI VGA Improved Performance

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 8400 and VGA Improved Performance architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
GCN
 
Wonder
Code name
Kabini
 
16899-0
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
23 May 2013
 
1 January 1987

Technical specs

Radeon HD 8400 and VGA Improved Performance'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 VGA Improved Performance'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
 
10 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
900 nm

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8400 and VGA Improved Performance 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
 
PCI

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8400 and VGA Improved Performance: 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
 
DRAM
Memory bus width
n/d
 
32 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
10 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
40 MB / s
Shared memory
+
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8400 and VGA Improved Performance.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 8400 and VGA Improved Performance, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
 
None
OpenGL
n/d
 
None

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400

Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 1 January 1987)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 900 nm)

Advantages of ATI VGA Improved Performance

We are unaware of any advantages of ATI VGA Improved Performance over AMD Radeon HD 8400.

So, HD 8400 or VGA Improved Performance?

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