HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) vs Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition

HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)
Memory: 0Mb System Shared DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Sep 2015
HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)
Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
Memory: 3072Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Mar 2013
Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition

Summary

Reasons to consider HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)

185 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
GPU Name Skylake GT2 () vs Tahiti (Tahiti PRO)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 49 mm² vs 352 mm²
Transistors 189 million vs 4,313 million
Shaders 192 vs 1792
Compute Units 0 vs 28
Core clock 300 MHz vs 800 MHz
ROPs 3 vs 32
TMUs 24 vs 112

Memory Configuration

HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
Memory Type System Shared vs GDDR5
Bus Width System Shared vs 384 bit
Memory Speed System Shared vs 1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective
Memory Size 0 Mb vs 3072 Mb

Additional details

HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
TDP 15 watts vs 200 watts
Release Date 1 Sep 2015 vs 7 Mar 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)
    0.90 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
    25.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)
    7.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
    89.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
    240.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2)
    115.20 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition
    2867.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better