Radeon HD 6450 vs Radeon R5 230

Radeon HD 6450
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Apr 2011
Radeon HD 6450

Radeon R5 230
Memory: 1024Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 3 Apr 2014
Radeon R5 230

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6450

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 6450 Radeon R5 230
GPU Name Caicos (Caicos PRO) vs Caicos (Caicos PRO)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 40 nm
Die Size 67 mm² vs 67 mm²
Transistors 370 million vs 370 million
Shaders 160 vs 160
Compute Units 2 vs 2
Core clock 625 MHz vs 625 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 4
TMUs 8 vs 8

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6450 Radeon R5 230
Memory Type GDDR5 vs DDR3
Bus Width 64 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
vs 667 MHz
1334 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6450 Radeon R5 230
TDP 18 watts vs 19 watts
Release Date 7 Apr 2011 vs 3 Apr 2014

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6450
    2.50 GP/s
  • Radeon R5 230
    2.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6450
    5.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R5 230
    5.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 6450
    25.60 GB/s
  • Radeon R5 230
    10.70 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 6450
    200.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R5 230
    200.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better