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AMD Caicos

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Caicos
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AMD's Caicos GPU uses the TeraScale 2 architecture and is made using a 40 nm production process at TSMC. With a die size of 67 mm² and a transistor count of 370 million it is a very small chip. Caicos supports DirectX 11.2 (Feature Level 11_0). It features 160 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs.
Further reading: TeraScale 2 Instruction Set Architecture

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Caicos
Architecture
TeraScale 2
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
370 million
Density
5.5M / mm²
Die Size
67 mm²
Released
Feb 7th, 2011

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
5.0
Compute
GFX4

Render Config

Shading Units
160
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Compute Units
2
Z-Stencil
16
L1 Cache
8 KB per CU
L2 Cache
128 KB
Max. TDP
35 W

All TeraScale 2 GPUs

AMD GPU Architecture History

Graphics cards using the AMD Caicos GPU

Name Chip Memory Shaders TMUs ROPs GPU Clock Memory Clock
AMD Radeon HD 7470 OEM Khalidster 1024 MB 160 8 4 750 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 7450 OEM Caimour 512 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 533 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 6450 Caicos PRO 512 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 800 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 6450 OEM Junbonator 512 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 533 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 7450A 512 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 800 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 6450A 512 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 533 MHz
AMD Radeon E6460 E6460 512 MB 160 8 4 600 MHz 800 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8450 OEM Caicos PRO-L 1024 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 667 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8470 OEM Caicos XT 1024 MB 160 8 4 775 MHz 800 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8490 OEM Caicos XTX 1024 MB 160 8 4 875 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 7470A 512 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 800 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 235 OEM Caicos XT 1024 MB 160 8 4 775 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 235X OEM Caicos XT 1024 MB 160 8 4 875 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 230 OEM Caicos PRO 1024 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 667 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 230 Caicos PRO 1024 MB 160 8 4 625 MHz 667 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 310 OEM Caicos XT 1024 MB 160 8 4 775 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 A220 Caicos XT 1024 MB 160 8 4 775 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon E6465 2 GB 160 8 4 600 MHz 800 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 310 OEM Caicos XT 1024 MB 160 8 4 875 MHz 900 MHz

Caicos GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Northern Islands
Graphics/Compute: GFX4
Display Core Engine: 5.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.1