HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1) vs Radeon HD 8490 OEM

HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 5 Jan 2011
HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)
Radeon HD 8490 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 23 Jul 2013
Radeon HD 8490 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 8490 OEM

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon HD 8490 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 8490 OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)Radeon HD 8490 OEM
GPU NameSandy Bridge GT1 ()vsCaicos (Caicos XTX)
Fab Process32 nmvs40 nm
Die Size149 mm²vs67 mm²
Transistors189 millionvs370 million
Shaders6vs160
Compute Units0vs2
Core clock850 MHzvs875 MHz
ROPs1vs4
TMUs1vs8

Memory Configuration

HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)Radeon HD 8490 OEM
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsDDR3
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs64 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)Radeon HD 8490 OEM
TDP0 wattsvs35 watts
Release Date5 Jan 2011vs23 Jul 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)
    0.85 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 8490 OEM
    3.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)
    0.85 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 8490 OEM
    7.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 8490 OEM
    14.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • HD Graphics 2000 (Sandy Bridge GT1)
    10.20 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 8490 OEM
    280.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better