Radeon HD 8790M vs Radeon R7 M440

Radeon HD 8790M
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5MOBILE
Release date: 1 Apr 2013
Radeon HD 8790M
Radeon R7 M440
Memory: 4096Mb DDR3MOBILE
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 8790MRadeon R7 M440
GPU NameMars (Mars XTX)vsJet (Jet PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs28 nm
Die Size77 mm²vs77 mm²
Transistors1,040 millionvs1,040 million
Shaders384vs320
Compute Units6vs5
Core clock850 MHzvs780 MHz
ROPs8vs8
TMUs24vs20

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 8790MRadeon R7 M440
Memory TypeGDDR5vsDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective
vs1000 MHz
2000 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs4096 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 8790MRadeon R7 M440
TDP0 wattsvs0 watts
Release Date1 Apr 2013vs15 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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