Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K) vs Radeon HD 3850 X2

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 17 Feb 2014
Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
Radeon HD 3850 X2
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Apr 2008
Radeon HD 3850 X2

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    100%
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    119%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)

50 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 3850 X2 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 3850 X2

Around 19% higher average synthetic performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon HD 3850 X2

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 3850 X2

The Radeon HD 3850 X2 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)Radeon HD 3850 X2
GPU NameSpectre ()vsRV670 (RV670 PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs55 nm
Die Size245 mm²vs192 mm²
Transistors2,410 millionvs666 million
Shaders384vs320
Compute Units6vs4
Core clock554 MHzvs669 MHz
ROPs8vs16
TMUs24vs16

Memory Configuration

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)Radeon HD 3850 X2
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR3
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs256 bit x2
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs828 MHz
1656 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)Radeon HD 3850 X2
TDP90 wattsvs140 watts
Release Date17 Feb 2014vs4 Apr 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    4.43 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    21.40 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    13.30 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    21.40 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    106.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    425.50 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    856.40 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7700K)
    2036
  • Radeon HD 3850 X2
    2440

Points (higher is better)