Radeon HD 6530 vs Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)

Radeon HD 6530
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 14 May 2011
Radeon HD 6530
Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Nov 2013
Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6530

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 6530Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
GPU NameRedwood (Redwood PRO)vsOland ()
Fab Process40 nmvs28 nm
Die Size104 mm²vs90 mm²
Transistors627 millionvs1,040 million
Shaders400vs320
Compute Units5vs5
Core clock650 MHzvs730 MHz
ROPs8vs8
TMUs20vs20

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6530Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
Memory TypeGDDR3vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs128 bit
Memory Speed600 MHz
1200 MHz effective
vs900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size1024 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6530Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
TDP39 wattsvs50 watts
Release Date14 May 2011vs1 Nov 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6530
    5.20 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
    5.84 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 6530
    13.00 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
    14.60 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 6530
    19.20 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
    28.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 6530
    520.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
    467.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better