Radeon HD 3650 vs Radeon HD 6530

Radeon HD 3650
Memory: 256Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 20 Jan 2008
Radeon HD 3650
Radeon HD 6530
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 3650 Radeon HD 6530
GPU Name RV635 (RV635 PRO) vs Redwood (Redwood PRO)
Fab Process 55 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 135 mm² vs 104 mm²
Transistors 378 million vs 627 million
Shaders 120 vs 400
Compute Units 3 vs 5
Core clock 725 MHz vs 650 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 8
TMUs 8 vs 20

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 3650 Radeon HD 6530
Memory Type GDDR3 vs GDDR3
Bus Width 128 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
vs 600 MHz
1200 MHz effective
Memory Size 256 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 3650 Radeon HD 6530
TDP 65 watts vs 39 watts
Release Date 20 Jan 2008 vs 14 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