AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri) technical specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)

Summary

This is a GCN 1.1 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 2.27 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.1
 
Code name
Kaveri
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
514 MHz
 
Boost Clock
626 MHz
 
Transistor count
2410 Million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on video card 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 the slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
medium sized
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. 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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
+
 

API support

APIs supported by video card, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
2.27
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
3959.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
527.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
572.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
901.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
3011.00
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
16.50
 
medium / 768p
12.00
 
high / 768p
9.20
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
23.60
 
medium / 768p
13.20
 
high / 768p
5.90
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
41.80
 
medium / 768p
27.30
 
high / 768p
21.80
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
27.40
 
medium / 768p
18.50
 
high / 768p
12.90
 

Relative perfomance

Overall video card performance compared to nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R5 (Kaveri) from NVIDIA is GeForce 9650M GS, which is nearly equal in speed.

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