AMD Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop): specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)

Summary

This is GCN architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.59 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)'s architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
Code name
Kaveri Spectre
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)'s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
512
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
720 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop): 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.
Shared memory
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop). You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
DirectCompute 5.0
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_0)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
6.35
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
91999.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
10341.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1477.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1616.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2302.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
19.70
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop) 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
0.09
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
96.77
At recommended settings
88.06
New games support
47
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
49.70
 
medium / 768p
18.20
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
23.35
 
medium / 768p
17.40
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
19.10
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
31.00
 
medium / 1080p
14.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
59.00
 
medium / 768p
46.30
 
high / 1080p
22.30
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
31.00
 
medium / 768p
18.90
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
60.30
 
medium / 768p
45.20
 
high / 1080p
16.60
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
28.00
 
medium / 1080p
9.40
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
86.30
 
medium / 768p
63.50
 
high / 1080p
29.10
 
ultra / 1080p
26.20
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
54.40
 
medium / 768p
47.60
 
high / 1080p
13.00
 
ultra / 1080p
5.30
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
26.60
 
medium / 768p
24.40
 
high / 1080p
14.10
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
68.00
 
medium / 768p
43.90
 
high / 1080p
23.70
 
ultra / 1080p
17.40
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
30.90
 
medium / 768p
20.20
 
high / 1080p
10.30
 
ultra / 1080p
5.50
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
42.50
 
medium / 768p
30.80
 
high / 1080p
14.70
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
126.00
 
medium / 768p
51.00
 
high / 1080p
29.50
 
ultra / 1080p
24.10
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
62.00
 
medium / 768p
45.80
 
high / 768p
30.40
 
ultra / 1080p
11.10
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
43.00
 
medium / 768p
25.90
 
high / 768p
18.00
 
ultra / 1080p
7.00
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
103.00
 
medium / 768p
53.00
 
high / 768p
34.50
 
ultra / 1080p
17.00
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
54.50
 
medium / 768p
23.20
 
high / 768p
11.30
 
ultra / 1080p
8.50
 
Diablo III (2012)
ultra / 1080p
40.50
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
68.00
 
medium / 768p
45.40
 
high / 768p
33.10
 
ultra / 1080p
18.90
 
World of Warcraft (2005)
ultra / 1080p
21.00
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop) performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 512 Cores (Kaveri Desktop) from NVIDIA is GeForce GTS 450, which is faster by 2% and higher by 6 positions in our rating.

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