AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo): specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo)


This is GCN 1.2/2.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

Power consumption is at 12-35 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 3.51 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R5 (Carrizo)'s architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
GCN 1.2/2.0
Code name
Release date

Technical specs

Radeon R5 (Carrizo)'s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R5 (Carrizo)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Boost Clock
800 MHz
Transistor count
2410 Million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
12-35 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R5 (Carrizo)'s 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.
Laptop size
medium sized

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R5 (Carrizo): 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 bus width
64/128 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R5 (Carrizo), sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (FL 12_0)

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R5 (Carrizo). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
3DMark Fire Strike Score
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R5 (Carrizo) is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
At recommended settings
New games support
Games benchmarked by
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
medium / 768p
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
medium / 768p
high / 768p

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R5 (Carrizo) performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R5 (Carrizo) from NVIDIA is GeForce GTS 250M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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