Radeon HD 5450 vs Radeon R5 230

Radeon HD 5450
Memory: 512Mb DDR2 DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Feb 2010
Radeon HD 5450
Radeon R5 230
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 3 Apr 2014
Radeon R5 230

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5450

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R5 230

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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 R5 230

HWBench recommends Radeon R5 230

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 5450 Radeon R5 230
GPU Name Cedar (Cedar PRO) vs Caicos (Caicos PRO)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 59 mm² vs 67 mm²
Transistors 292 million vs 370 million
Shaders 80 vs 160
Compute Units 2 vs 2
Core clock 650 MHz vs 625 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 4
TMUs 8 vs 8

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 5450 Radeon R5 230
Memory Type DDR2 vs DDR3
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 400 MHz
800 MHz effective
vs 667 MHz
1334 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 5450 Radeon R5 230
TDP 19 watts vs 19 watts
Release Date 4 Feb 2010 vs 3 Apr 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5450
    2.60 GP/s
  • Radeon R5 230
    2.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 5450
    5.20 GT/s
  • Radeon R5 230
    5.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 5450
    6.40 GB/s
  • Radeon R5 230
    10.67 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 5450
    104.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R5 230
    200.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better