Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K) vs Radeon HD 4870

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
Memory: 0Mb System Shared DESKTOP
Release date: 11 Jan 2014
Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
Radeon HD 4870
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 25 Jun 2008
Radeon HD 4870

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    100%
  • Radeon HD 4870
    111%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)

135 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 4870 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 4870

Around 11% higher average synthetic performance.
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon HD 4870

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 4870

The Radeon HD 4870 is the better performing card based on the synthetic benchmarks used (1 benchmarks).


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K) Radeon HD 4870
GPU Name Spectre () vs RV770 (RV770 PRO)
Fab Process 28 nm vs 55 nm
Die Size 245 mm² vs 256 mm²
Transistors 2,410 million vs 956 million
Shaders 512 vs 800
Compute Units 8 vs 10
Core clock 720 MHz vs 750 MHz
ROPs 8 vs 16
TMUs 32 vs 40

Memory Configuration

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K) Radeon HD 4870
Memory Type System Shared vs GDDR5
Bus Width System Shared vs 256 bit
Memory Speed System Shared vs 900 MHz
3600 MHz effective
Memory Size 0 Mb vs 512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K) Radeon HD 4870
TDP 15 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 11 Jan 2014 vs 25 Jun 2008

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    5.76 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 4870
    12.00 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    23.00 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 4870
    30.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 4870
    115.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    737.30 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 4870
    1200.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

3DMark 11

  • Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
    2157
  • Radeon HD 4870
    2400

Points (higher is better)