AMD Radeon R5 M420 vs FirePro M2000

AMD Radeon R5 M420
AMD FirePro M2000

General info

Comparison of Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
Jet
 
Turks
Type
Laptop
 
Mobile workstation
Release date
15 May 2016
 
1 July 2012

Technical specs

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000'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 M420 and FirePro M2000's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
320
 
480
Core clock speed
780 MHz
 
500 MHz
Boost Clock
850 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
716 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
17.1 GTexel / s
 
12 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
547.2 gflops
 
480.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 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
n/d
 
medium sized
Bus support
n/d
 
n / a
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Form factor
n/d
 
chip-down

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000: 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
DDR3
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
2000 MHz
 
3200 MHz
Memory bandwidth
16 GB / s
 
25.6 GB / s
Shared memory
n/d
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs
StereoOutput3D
-
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.4

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
n/d
 
44 Mh/s

Game benchmarks comparison

Let's see how good Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

R5 M420
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

Diablo III

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to Diablo III official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of Diablo III on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
71
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
24

World of Tanks v8

2012

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to World of Tanks v8 official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Tanks v8 on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
89
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
11

StarCraft 2

2010

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to StarCraft 2 official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of StarCraft 2 on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000.

low / 768p
n/d
 
176
ultra / 1080p
n/d
 
12

World of Warcraft

2005

Official system requirements

Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000 performance compared to World of Warcraft official system requirements.

R5 M420
minimum Athlon 64 2000+
M2000
recommended Athlon 64 2000+

FPS tests

Real world test results of World of Warcraft on Radeon R5 M420 and FirePro M2000.

low / 600p
n/d
 
98
medium / 768p
n/d
 
57
high / 1024p
n/d
 
18

Advantages of AMD Radeon R5 M420

Much newer (15 May 2016 vs 1 July 2012)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of AMD FirePro M2000

More pipelines (480 vs 320)
Higher memory bandwidth (25.6 vs 16 GB/s)
OpenCL 1.2 (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
StereoOutput3D

So, R5 M420 or FirePro M2000?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R5 M420 and AMD FirePro M2000. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon R5 M420 is a notebook card while FirePro M2000 is a mobile workstation one.
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