AMD Radeon R9 M295X vs AMD Radeon HD 7690M

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon R9 M295X and AMD Radeon HD 7690M videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 M295X

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 2 year(s) 10 month(s) later
  • 5.3x more texture fill rate: 92.54 GTexel / s vs 17.4 GTexel / s
  • 4.3x more pipelines: 2048 vs 480
  • 4.3x better floating-point performance: 2,961 gflops vs 696.0 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 40 nm
  • 5.1x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 5150 vs 1003
  • Around 44% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 832 vs 576
  • 2.7x better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 26920 vs 9970
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 23 November 2014 vs 25 December 2011
Texture fill rate 92.54 GTexel / s vs 17.4 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2048 vs 480
Floating-point performance 2,961 gflops vs 696.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 40 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 5150 vs 1003
PassMark - G2D Mark 832 vs 576
Geekbench - OpenCL 26920 vs 9970

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon HD 7690M

  • 12.5x lower typical power consumption: 20 Watt vs 250 Watt
Core clock speed 725 MHz vs 723 MHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 20 Watt vs 250 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon R9 M295X
GPU 2: AMD Radeon HD 7690M

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
5150
1003
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
832
576
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
26920
9970
Name AMD Radeon R9 M295X AMD Radeon HD 7690M
PassMark - G3D Mark 5150 1003
PassMark - G2D Mark 832 576
Geekbench - OpenCL 26920 9970
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 65.777
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 820.138
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 7.142
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 68.754
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 386.418
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 2045
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3144
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 2045
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3144

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon R9 M295X AMD Radeon HD 7690M

Essentials

Architecture GCN 3.0 TeraScale 2
Code name Amethyst Thames
Design AMD Radeon R9 200 Series
Launch date 23 November 2014 25 December 2011
Place in performance rating 266 245
Type Desktop Laptop

Technical info

Core clock speed 723 MHz 725 MHz
Floating-point performance 2,961 gflops 696.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 40 nm
Pipelines 2048 480
Texture fill rate 92.54 GTexel / s 17.4 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt 20 Watt
Transistor count 5,000 million 716 million
Boost clock speed 725 MHz

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCIe 3.0
Interface MXM-B (3.0) MXM-A (3.0)
Laptop size large medium sized
Supplementary power connectors None None

API support

DirectX Not Listed 11.2 (11_0)
Mantle
OpenCL Not Listed
OpenGL 4.4 4.4

Memory

Memory bandwidth 160.0 GB / s 28.8 GB / s
Memory type Not Listed GDDR5 / DDR3
Shared memory 0 0
Maximum RAM amount 1 GB
Memory bus width 128 Bit
Memory clock speed 1800 MHz

Technologies

DualGraphics
FreeSync
HD3D
PowerTune
Switchable graphics
ZeroCore