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

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 11 Jan 2014
Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)
Radeon HD 4870
Memory: 512Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
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Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.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 NameSpectre ()vsRV770 (RV770 PRO)
Fab Process28 nmvs55 nm
Die Size245 mm²vs256 mm²
Transistors2,410 millionvs956 million
Shaders512vs800
Compute Units8vs10
Core clock720 MHzvs750 MHz
ROPs8vs16
TMUs32vs40

Memory Configuration

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)Radeon HD 4870
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR5
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs256 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs900 MHz
3600 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon R7 Graphics IGP (APU A10-7850K)Radeon HD 4870
TDP15 wattsvs150 watts
Release Date11 Jan 2014vs25 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)