AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo): specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)

Summary

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 4.14 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R6 (Carrizo)'s architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.2/2.0
 
Code name
Carrizo
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Radeon R6 (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 R6 (Carrizo)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
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 R6 (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 R6 (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 R6 (Carrizo), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_0)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R6 (Carrizo). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
4.04
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
53702.50
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
4717.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
842.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
909.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1437.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
4830.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R6 (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
0.06
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
13.00
 
medium / 768p
7.70
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
13.30
 
medium / 768p
10.90
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
13.50
 
medium / 1080p
7.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
26.10
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
16.80
 
medium / 768p
8.50
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
13.70
 
medium / 768p
8.20
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
11.40
 
medium / 1080p
3.70
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
28.20
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
18.30
 
medium / 768p
11.30
 
high / 1080p
6.50
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
34.00
 
medium / 768p
30.20
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
15.50
 
medium / 768p
13.40
 
high / 1080p
8.30
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
37.70
 
medium / 768p
22.90
 
high / 1080p
11.90
 
ultra / 1080p
8.70
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
16.40
 
medium / 768p
10.20
 
high / 1080p
5.30
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
86.60
 
medium / 768p
34.30
 
high / 1080p
18.30
 
ultra / 1080p
15.80
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
25.35
 
medium / 768p
17.15
 
high / 768p
11.20
 
ultra / 1080p
5.40
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
29.55
 
medium / 768p
16.85
 
high / 768p
11.25
 
ultra / 1080p
3.70
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
60.20
 
medium / 768p
31.10
 
high / 768p
19.05
 
ultra / 1080p
10.05
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
74.70
 
medium / 768p
64.00
 
high / 768p
50.20
 
ultra / 1080p
31.30
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
49.80
 
medium / 768p
35.10
 
high / 768p
32.20
 
ultra / 1080p
23.50
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R6 (Carrizo) performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R6 (Carrizo) from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 330M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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