AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri): specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R6 (Kaveri)

Summary

This is 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 3.00 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R6 (Kaveri)'s architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.1
 
Code name
Kaveri
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Radeon R6 (Kaveri)'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 (Kaveri)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
533 MHz
 
Boost Clock
654 MHz
 
Transistor count
2410 Million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R6 (Kaveri)'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 (Kaveri): 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 (Kaveri), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_0)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R6 (Kaveri). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
2.91
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
5336.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
707.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
770.50
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1184.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
4114.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
10.60
 
 
Passmark
691.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R6 (Kaveri) 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
0.04
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
95.16
At recommended settings
86.13
New games support
44
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
89.70
 
medium / 768p
26.90
 
high / 1080p
12.60
 
ultra / 1080p
10.60
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
24.80
 
medium / 768p
15.50
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
44.80
 
medium / 768p
23.10
 
high / 768p
16.00
 
ultra / 1080p
8.50
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
28.40
 
medium / 768p
11.80
 
high / 768p
5.10
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
54.80
 
medium / 768p
37.10
 
high / 768p
31.40
 
ultra / 1080p
20.70
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
32.40
 
medium / 768p
27.10
 
high / 768p
18.40
 

Relative perfomance

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

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R6 (Kaveri) from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 130M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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