AMD Radeon R4 (Beema) vs HD 6490M

AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)
AMD Radeon HD 6490M

General info

Comparison of Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
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Architecture
GCN 1.1
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
Beema
 
Seymour
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
29 April 2014
 
4 January 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
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$1,193.03
Price now
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$1193

Technical specs

Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
160
Core clock speed
800 MHz
 
800 MHz
Transistor count
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370 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Texture fill rate
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6.400
Floating-point performance
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256 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M 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.
Interface
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PCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M: 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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GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
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512 MB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
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3200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
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25.6 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M.
Display Connectors
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No outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
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4.4

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R4 (Beema) 716 +19.1%
HD 6490M 601

3DMark Vantage Performance

R4 (Beema) 2506
HD 6490M 2511 +0.2%

Passmark

R4 (Beema) 399 +5.8%
HD 6490M 377

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R4 (Beema) and Radeon HD 6490M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
11 Mh/s

Advantages of AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)

Much newer (29 April 2014 vs 4 January 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6490M

More pipelines (160 vs 128)

So, R4 (Beema) or HD 6490M?

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