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

Radeon HD 6530
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3 DESKTOP
Release date: 14 May 2011
Radeon HD 6530
Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
Memory: 2048Mb DDR3 DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 6530 Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
GPU Name Redwood (Redwood PRO) vs Oland ()
Fab Process 40 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 104 mm² vs 90 mm²
Transistors 627 million vs 1,040 million
Shaders 400 vs 320
Compute Units 5 vs 5
Core clock 650 MHz vs 730 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 8
TMUs 20 vs 20

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 6530 Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
Memory Type GDDR3 vs DDR3
Bus Width 128 bit vs 128 bit
Memory Speed 600 MHz
1200 MHz effective
vs 900 MHz
1800 MHz effective
Memory Size 1024 Mb vs 2048 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 6530 Radeon R7 240 (HD 8570 rebrand)
TDP 39 watts vs 50 watts
Release Date 14 May 2011 vs 1 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