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AMD Cayman

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AMD's Cayman GPU uses the TeraScale 3 architecture and is made using a 40 nm production process at TSMC. With a die size of 389 mm² and a transistor count of 2,640 million it is a large chip. Cayman supports DirectX 11.2 (Feature Level 11_0). It features 1536 shading units, 96 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs.
Further reading: Cayman Instruction Set Architecture

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Cayman
Architecture
TeraScale 3
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
2,640 million
Density
6.8M / mm²
Die Size
389 mm²
Released
Dec 14th, 2010

Graphics Features

DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
N/A
Shader Model
5.0
Compute
GFX5

Render Config

Shading Units
1536
TMUs
96
ROPs
32
Compute Units
24
L1 Cache
16 KB per CU
L2 Cache
512 KB
Max. TDP
250 W
Z-Stencil
128

All TeraScale 3 GPUs

Graphics cards using the AMD Cayman GPU

Name Chip Memory Shaders TMUs ROPs GPU Clock Memory Clock
AMD Radeon HD 6970 Cayman XT 2 GB 1536 96 32 880 MHz 1375 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 6930 Cayman CE 1024 MB 1280 80 32 750 MHz 1200 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 6950 Cayman PRO 2 GB 1408 88 32 800 MHz 1250 MHz
AMD FirePro V7900 SDI Cayman PRO GL 2 GB 1280 80 32 725 MHz 1250 MHz
AMD FirePro V5900 Cayman LE WS 2 GB 512 32 32 600 MHz 500 MHz
AMD FirePro V7900 Cayman PRO GL 2 GB 1280 80 32 725 MHz 1250 MHz

Cayman GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Northern Islands
Graphics/Compute: GFX5
Display Core Engine: 5.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.1