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AMD Sun

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AMD's Sun GPU uses the GCN 1.0 architecture and is made using a 28 nm production process at TSMC. With a die size of 77 mm² and a transistor count of 1,040 million it is a very small chip. Sun supports DirectX 12.0 (Feature Level 11_1). It features 320 shading units, 20 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs.
Further reading: GCN 1.0 Architecture Whitepaper , Sea Islands Instruction Set Architecture

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Sun
Architecture
GCN 1.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
1,040 million
Density
13.5M / mm²
Die Size
77 mm²
Released
Feb 2nd, 2013

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.101
Shader Model
5.1
Compute
GFX6
ROCm
No

Render Config

Shading Units
320
TMUs
20
ROPs
8
Compute Units
5
ACEs
2
GEs
1
L1 Cache
16 KB per CU
L2 Cache
128 KB
Max. TDP
45 W

All GCN 1.0 GPUs

Graphics cards using the AMD Sun GPU

Name Chip Memory Shaders TMUs ROPs Base Clock Boost Clock Memory Clock
AMD Radeon HD 8550M Sun LE 1024 MB 320 20 8 650 MHz 850 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8570M Sun PRO 1024 MB 320 20 8 750 MHz 825 MHz 1000 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8690M Sun XT 1024 MB 320 20 8 775 MHz 825 MHz 1000 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8670M Sun XT 1024 MB 320 20 8 925 MHz 975 MHz 1000 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8590M 1024 MB 320 20 8 750 MHz 825 MHz 1125 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8670A Sun XT 1024 MB 320 20 8 600 MHz 1000 MHz
AMD Radeon HD 8570A Sun PRO 1024 MB 320 20 8 750 MHz 825 MHz 1000 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 M230 Rebrand Sun LE 2 GB 320 20 8 780 MHz 850 MHz 900 MHz
AMD Radeon R5 M230 Rebrand Sun PRO 2 GB 320 20 8 750 MHz 825 MHz 900 MHz

Sun GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Sea Islands
Chip Variant: Hainan
CLRX Version: GCN 1.0
Graphics/Compute: GFX6 (gfx601)
Display Core Engine: No Support
Unified Video Decoder: No Support
Video Compression Engine: No Support