Radeon HD 6450 vs Radeon R7 350 OEM

Radeon HD 6450
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 7 Apr 2011
Radeon HD 6450
Radeon R7 350 OEM
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 6450 Radeon R7 350 OEM
GPU Name Caicos (Caicos PRO) vs Oland (Oland XT)
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 67 mm² vs 90 mm²
Transistors 370 million vs 1,040 million
Shaders 160 vs 384
Compute Units 2 vs 6
Core clock 625 MHz vs 1000 MHz
ROPs 4 vs 8
TMUs 8 vs 24

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6450 Radeon R7 350 OEM
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 64 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 800 MHz
3200 MHz effective
vs 1125 MHz
4500 MHz effective
Memory Size 512 Mb vs 1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6450 Radeon R7 350 OEM
TDP 18 watts vs 65 watts
Release Date 7 Apr 2011 vs 5 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