ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v vs ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2

Comparative analysis of ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v and ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2 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, GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 8 month(s) later
  • 19.1x lower typical power consumption: 15 Watt vs 286 Watt
Launch date 5 May 2010 vs 12 August 2008
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt vs 286 Watt

Reasons to consider the ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2

  • Around 27% higher core clock speed: 700 MHz vs 550 MHz
  • 51.8x more texture fill rate: 2x 28 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 4.4 GTexel / s
  • 20x more pipelines: 2x 800 vs 80
  • 25.5x better floating-point performance: 2x 1,120.0 gflops vs 88 gflops
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 2x 1 GB vs 512 MB
  • 2.3x more memory clock speed: 3600 MHz vs 1600 MHz
  • 7x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 1309 vs 188
  • Around 48% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 565 vs 382
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 700 MHz vs 550 MHz
Texture fill rate 2x 28 GTexel / s billion / sec vs 4.4 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2x 800 vs 80
Floating-point performance 2x 1,120.0 gflops vs 88 gflops
Maximum memory size 2x 1 GB vs 512 MB
Memory clock speed 3600 MHz vs 1600 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 1309 vs 188
PassMark - G2D Mark 565 vs 382

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v
GPU 2: ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
188
1309
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
382
565
Name ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 188 1309
PassMark - G2D Mark 382 565
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3323
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3323

Compare specifications (specs)

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2

Essentials

Architecture TeraScale TeraScale
Code name M92 R700
Launch date 5 May 2010 12 August 2008
Place in performance rating 326 328
Type Laptop Desktop
Launch price (MSRP) $550

Technical info

Core clock speed 550 MHz 700 MHz
Floating-point performance 88 gflops 2x 1,120.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 55 nm 55 nm
Pipelines 80 2x 800
Texture fill rate 4.4 GTexel / s 2x 28 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt 286 Watt
Transistor count 242 million 956 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 2x DVI, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface MXM-A (3.0) PCIe 2.0 x16
Length 267 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 10.1 10.1
OpenGL 3.3 3.3

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 512 MB 2x 1 GB
Memory bandwidth 12.8 GB / s 2x 115.2 GB / s
Memory bus width 64 Bit 2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 1600 MHz 3600 MHz
Memory type GDDR3, DDR3, DDR2 GDDR5
Shared memory 0