Radeon HD 8790M vs Radeon R7 M440

Radeon HD 8790M
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5 MOBILE
Release date: 1 Apr 2013
Radeon HD 8790M
Radeon R7 M440
Memory: 4096Mb DDR3 MOBILE
Release date: 15 May 2016
Radeon R7 M440

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 8790M

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 M440

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.

Radeon HD 8790M

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 8790M

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon HD 8790M Radeon R7 M440
GPU Name Mars (Mars XTX) vs Jet (Jet PRO)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 28 nm
Die Size 77 mm² vs 77 mm²
Transistors 1,040 million vs 1,040 million
Shaders 384 vs 320
Compute Units 6 vs 5
Core clock 850 MHz vs 780 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 8
TMUs 24 vs 20

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 8790M Radeon R7 M440
Memory Type GDDR5 vs DDR3
Bus Width 128 bit vs 64 bit
Memory Speed 1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
vs 1000 MHz
2000 MHz effective
Memory Size 2048 Mb vs 4096 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 8790M Radeon R7 M440
TDP 0 watts vs 0 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2013 vs 15 May 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 8790M
    7.20 GP/s
  • Radeon R7 M440
    6.84 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 8790M
    21.60 GT/s
  • Radeon R7 M440
    17.10 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 8790M
    64.00 GB/s
  • Radeon R7 M440
    16.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 8790M
    691.20 GFLOPs
  • Radeon R7 M440
    547.20 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

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