Radeon HD 6450 vs Radeon R7 350 OEM

Radeon HD 6450
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Apr 2011
Radeon HD 6450
Radeon R7 350 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 5 May 2015
Radeon R7 350 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6450

47 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon R7 350 OEM .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 350 OEM

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
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 R7 350 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon R7 350 OEM

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 6450Radeon R7 350 OEM
GPU NameCaicos (Caicos PRO)vsOland (Oland XT)
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size67 mm²vs90 mm²
Transistors370 millionvs1,040 million
Shaders160vs384
Compute Units2vs6
Core clock625 MHzvs1000 MHz
ROPs4vs8
TMUs8vs24

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6450Radeon R7 350 OEM
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Bus Width64 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
vs1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size512 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6450Radeon R7 350 OEM
TDP18 wattsvs65 watts
Release Date7 Apr 2011vs5 May 2015

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6450
    2.50 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 350 OEM
    8.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6450
    5.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 350 OEM
    24.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 6450
    25.60 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 350 OEM
    72.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 6450
    200.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 350 OEM
    768.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better