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AMD Radeon E8950

Graphics Processor
Amethyst
Cores
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
256 bit
The Radeon E8950 is a graphics card by AMD, launched in September 2015. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Amethyst graphics processor, in its E8950 variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Amethyst graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 366 mm² and 5,000 million transistors. It features 2048 shading units, 128 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. AMD has placed 8,192 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 735 MHz, which can be boosted up to 1000 MHz, memory is running at 1500 MHz.
Being a mxm module card, the AMD Radeon E8950 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 95 W maximum. This device has no display connectivity, as it is not designed to have monitors connected to it.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Amethyst
GPU Variant
E8950
Architecture
GCN 3.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
5,000 million
Die Size
366 mm²

Mobile Graphics

Release Date
Sep 29th, 2015
Generation
Embedded
(8000)
Production
Active
Bus Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
Reviews
3 in our database

Relative Performance

3%
GeForce 210
4%
GeForce 9400 GT
4%
Radeon HD 4550
6%
Radeon HD 5450
7%
Radeon HD 6450
7%
GeForce GT 520
9%
GeForce GT 220
11%
GeForce GT 430
11%
Radeon HD 5570
12%
Radeon HD 4670
13%
GeForce GT 440
13%
GeForce GT 240
15%
GeForce 9600 GT
16%
Radeon HD 5670
17%
GeForce GT 640
18%
GeForce 9800 GT
19%
Radeon HD 6670
19%
Radeon HD 4830
20%
Radeon HD 4770
22%
Radeon HD 4850
22%
GeForce GTS 250
23%
GeForce GTS 450
23%
Radeon HD 5750
27%
Radeon HD 7750
27%
Radeon HD 5770
27%
GeForce GTX 260
28%
Radeon HD 4870
28%
Radeon Vega 8
28%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
28%
GeForce GTX 650
30%
Radeon HD 5830
32%
Radeon HD 6790
32%
Radeon HD 4890
33%
GeForce GTX 460
34%
Radeon RX Vega 11
34%
GeForce GT 1030
34%
GeForce GTX 275
34%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
34%
GeForce GTX 280
35%
GeForce GTX 465
37%
Radeon HD 6850
37%
GeForce GTX 285
40%
Radeon HD 5850
41%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
41%
Radeon HD 7790
43%
Radeon RX 550
43%
GeForce GTX 470
44%
Radeon HD 6870
47%
Radeon HD 5870
49%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
49%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
50%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
50%
Radeon HD 6950
52%
GeForce GTX 295
52%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
53%
Radeon HD 7850
54%
GeForce GTX 480
56%
Radeon HD 6970
57%
Radeon R7 265
58%
Radeon RX 460
58%
Radeon R7 370
59%
GeForce GTX 660
59%
GeForce GTX 570
60%
Radeon RX 560
63%
GeForce GTX 950
64%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
65%
Radeon R9 270X
66%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
67%
GeForce GTX 580
67%
GeForce GTX 1050
67%
Radeon HD 7950
69%
Radeon HD 5970
71%
GeForce GTX 760
76%
GeForce GTX 670
78%
GeForce GTX 960
80%
Radeon R9 380
80%
Radeon R9 285
81%
Radeon HD 7970
82%
GeForce GTX 680
84%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
86%
GeForce GTX 770
88%
Radeon HD 6990
90%
Radeon R9 280X
91%
GeForce GTX 590
92%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
100%
Radeon E8950
101%
GeForce GTX 780
105%
GeForce GTX 1650
112%
Radeon RX 470
113%
Radeon R9 290
119%
Radeon RX 570
121%
Radeon R9 390
121%
Radeon R9 290X
123%
GeForce GTX 970
125%
GeForce GTX TITAN
126%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
128%
Radeon R9 390X
129%
Radeon HD 7990
129%
Radeon RX 480
130%
GeForce GTX 690
137%
Radeon RX 580
140%
GeForce GTX 980
142%
Radeon R9 FURY
142%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
148%
Radeon RX 590
156%
Radeon R9 295X2
157%
GeForce GTX 1660
159%
Radeon R9 FURY X
162%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
166%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
180%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
180%
GeForce GTX 1070
192%
Radeon RX Vega 56
204%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
209%
Radeon RX Vega 64
212%
GeForce GTX 1080
212%
GeForce RTX 2060
221%
Radeon RX 5700
238%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
247%
GeForce RTX 2070
253%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
256%
Radeon VII
263%
TITAN X Pascal
270%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
273%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
291%
GeForce RTX 2080
308%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
340%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
735 MHz
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
Memory Clock
1500 MHz
6000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
8 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
192.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Compute Units
32
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
512 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
32.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
128.0 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
4.096 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
4.096 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
256.0 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
MXM Module
TDP
95 W
Outputs
No outputs
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
C769

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.119
Shader Model
6.3

Amethyst GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Volcanic Islands
Chip Variant: Tonga
CLRX Version: GCN 1.2
Graphics/Compute: GFX8 (gfx802)
Display Core Engine: 10.0
Unified Video Decoder: 5.0
Video Compression Engine: 3.0