AMD Radeon HD 7690M vs ATI FireGL V8650

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon HD 7690M and ATI FireGL V8650 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, GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

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
  • Around 4% higher memory clock speed: 1800 MHz vs 1736 MHz
  • Around 82% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 1003 vs 550
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
Memory clock speed 1800 MHz vs 1736 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 1003 vs 550

Reasons to consider the ATI FireGL V8650

  • 2x more maximum memory size: 2 GB vs 1 GB
  • Around 11% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 637 vs 576
Specifications (specs)
Maximum memory size 2 GB vs 1 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 637 vs 576

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon HD 7690M
GPU 2: ATI FireGL V8650

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1003
550
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
576
637
Name AMD Radeon HD 7690M ATI FireGL V8650
PassMark - G3D Mark 1003 550
PassMark - G2D Mark 576 637
Geekbench - OpenCL 9970
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3357
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3357

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon HD 7690M ATI FireGL V8650

Essentials

Architecture TeraScale 2 TeraScale
Code name Thames R600
Launch date 25 December 2011 14 May 2007
Place in performance rating 234 311
Type Laptop Workstation
Launch price (MSRP) $2,799

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
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 2 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