AMD Radeon HD 8650M videocard review

Radeon HD 8650M videocard released by AMD; release date: 7 January 2013. The videocard is designed for laptop-computers and based on GCN microarchitecture codenamed Mars.

Core clock speed - 650 MHz. Boost clock speed - 700 MHz. Pipelines - 384. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Transistors count - 900 million.

Memory type: GDDR5. Maximum RAM amount - 2 GB. Memory bus width - 64 Bit. Memory clock speed - 4500 MHz. Shared memory - No.

Specifications (specs)


Architecture GCN
Code name Mars
Launch date 7 January 2013
Place in performance rating not rated
Type Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 700 MHz
Core clock speed 650 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 384
Transistor count 900 million

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0
Laptop size medium sized

API support

DirectX 11.1
OpenCL 1.2
OpenGL 4.6


Maximum RAM amount 2 GB
Memory bus width 64 Bit
Memory clock speed 4500 MHz
Memory type GDDR5
Shared memory No


PowerPlay 7.0
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Zero Core


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