Radeon HD 3650 vs Radeon HD 6530

Radeon HD 3650
Memory: 256Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Jan 2008
Radeon HD 3650
Radeon HD 6530
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 14 May 2011
Radeon HD 6530

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 3650

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6530

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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 6530

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 6530

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 3650Radeon HD 6530
GPU NameRV635 (RV635 PRO)vsRedwood (Redwood PRO)
Fab Process55 nmvs40 nm
Die Size135 mm²vs104 mm²
Transistors378 millionvs627 million
Shaders120vs400
Compute Units3vs5
Core clock725 MHzvs650 MHz
ROPs4vs8
TMUs8vs20

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 3650Radeon HD 6530
Memory TypeGDDR3vsGDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs600 MHz
1200 MHz effective
Memory Size256 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 3650Radeon HD 6530
TDP65 wattsvs39 watts
Release Date20 Jan 2008vs14 May 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 3650
    2.90 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6530
    5.20 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 3650
    5.80 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6530
    13.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 3650
    25.60 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6530
    19.20 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 3650
    174.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6530
    520.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better