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AMD Saturn

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AMD's Saturn GPU uses the GCN 2.0 architecture and is made using a 28 nm production process at TSMC. With a die size of 160 mm² and a transistor count of 2,080 million it is a small chip. Saturn supports DirectX 12 (Feature Level 12_0). It features 896 shading units, 56 texture mapping units and 16 ROPs.
Further reading: Sea Islands Instruction Set Architecture

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Saturn
Architecture
GCN 2.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
2,080 million
Density
13.0M / mm²
Die Size
160 mm²
Released
May 14th, 2013

Graphics Features

DirectX
12 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.2.131
Shader Model
6.3
Compute
GFX7
ROCm
No

Render Config

Shading Units
896
TMUs
56
ROPs
16
Compute Units
14
Z-Stencil
64
ACEs
2
GEs
2
L1 Cache
16 KB per CU
L2 Cache
256 KB
Max. TDP
100 W

All GCN 2.0 GPUs

AMD GPU Architecture History

Graphics cards using the AMD Saturn GPU

Name Chip Memory Shaders TMUs ROPs GPU Clock Memory Clock
AMD FirePro M6100 Saturn XT GL 2 GB 768 48 16 1075 MHz 1375 MHz
AMD Radeon R9 M280X Saturn XT 4 GB 896 56 16 900 MHz 1375 MHz
AMD Radeon R9 M270X Saturn PRO 2 GB 768 48 16 900 MHz 1375 MHz
AMD FirePro W6170M Saturn XT GL 2 GB 768 48 16 1075 MHz 1375 MHz
AMD Radeon E8870 Saturn PRO 4 GB 768 48 16 1000 MHz 1500 MHz
AMD FirePro W6150M Saturn XT GL 4 GB 768 48 16 1075 MHz 1375 MHz
AMD Radeon R9 M280X Saturn XT 2 GB 896 56 16 1000 MHz 1500 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8950M Saturn XT 2 GB 768 48 16 1075 MHz 1375 MHz

Saturn GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Sea Islands
Chip Variant: Bonaire
CLRX Version: GCN 1.1
Graphics/Compute: GFX7 (gfx704)
Display Core Engine: 8.2
Unified Video Decoder: 4.2
Video Compression Engine: 2.0