AMD Radeon HD 7690M vs ATI FireGL V8600

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon HD 7690M and ATI FireGL V8600 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon HD 7690M

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 4 year(s) 7 month(s) later
  • Around 5% higher core clock speed: 725 MHz vs 688 MHz
  • Around 58% higher texture fill rate: 17.4 GTexel / s vs 11.01 GTexel / s
  • Around 50% higher pipelines: 480 vs 320
  • Around 58% better floating-point performance: 696.0 gflops vs 440.3 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 40 nm vs 80 nm
  • 8x lower typical power consumption: 20 Watt vs 159 Watt
  • Around 4% higher memory clock speed: 1800 MHz vs 1736 MHz
  • Around 20% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 1003 vs 839
  • Around 42% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 576 vs 406
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 25 December 2011 vs 14 May 2007
Core clock speed 725 MHz vs 688 MHz
Texture fill rate 17.4 GTexel / s vs 11.01 GTexel / s
Pipelines 480 vs 320
Floating-point performance 696.0 gflops vs 440.3 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 40 nm vs 80 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 20 Watt vs 159 Watt
Memory clock speed 1800 MHz vs 1736 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 1003 vs 839
PassMark - G2D Mark 576 vs 406

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon HD 7690M
GPU 2: ATI FireGL V8600

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1003
839
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
576
406
Name AMD Radeon HD 7690M ATI FireGL V8600
PassMark - G3D Mark 1003 839
PassMark - G2D Mark 576 406
Geekbench - OpenCL 9970

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon HD 7690M ATI FireGL V8600

Essentials

Architecture TeraScale 2 TeraScale
Code name Thames R600
Launch date 25 December 2011 14 May 2007
Place in performance rating 232 234
Type Laptop Workstation
Launch price (MSRP) $1,899

Technical info

Boost clock speed 725 MHz
Core clock speed 725 MHz 688 MHz
Floating-point performance 696.0 gflops 440.3 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 40 nm 80 nm
Pipelines 480 320
Texture fill rate 17.4 GTexel / s 11.01 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 20 Watt 159 Watt
Transistor count 716 million 720 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 1x DVI, 1x DisplayPort, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface MXM-A (3.0) PCIe 1.0 x16
Laptop size medium sized
Supplementary power connectors None 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Length 254 mm

API support

DirectX 11.2 (11_0) 10.0
OpenGL 4.4 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 1 GB 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 28.8 GB / s 111.1 GB / s
Memory bus width 128 Bit 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 1800 MHz 1736 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 / DDR3 GDDR4
Shared memory 0