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AMD Radeon HD 6550M

Capilano
Graphics Processor
400
Cores
20
TMUs
8
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
DDR3
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
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The Radeon HD 6550M was a graphics card by AMD, launched in November 2010. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the Capilano graphics processor, in its Capilano PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 11.2. The Capilano graphics processor is an average sized chip with a die area of 104 mm² and 627 million transistors. It features 400 shading units, 20 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs. AMD has placed 1,024 MB DDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 128-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 600 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
Being a mxm module card, its power draw is rated at 26 W maximum. This device has no display connectivity, as it is not designed to have monitors connected to it.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Capilano
GPU Variant
Capilano PRO
Architecture
TeraScale 2
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
627 million
Die Size
104 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Nov 26th, 2010
Generation
Vancouver
(HD 6500M)
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
MXM-II

Relative Performance

22%
28%
35%
45%
52%
55%
68%
89%
90%
98%
100%
Radeon HD 6550M
104%
106%
122%
129%
139%
143%
149%
154%
164%
173%
177%
182%
188%
215%
217%
221%
224%
224%
226%
228%
242%
254%
258%
268%
270%
273%
275%
276%
276%
282%
295%
301%
323%
329%
329%
343%
344%
356%
380%
392%
394%
401%
403%
417%
422%
425%
433%
453%
462%
469%
469%
471%
472%
510%
514%
527%
533%
536%
540%
541%
551%
552%
567%
611%
626%
642%
646%
653%
659%
675%
692%
709%
725%
736%
736%
816%
897%
910%
971%
976%
989%
1002%
1011%
1015%
1030%
1035%
1040%
1048%
1105%
1128%
1142%
1142%
1256%
1278%
1299%
1397%
1534%
1588%
1711%
1711%
1805%
2014%
2112%
2166%
2361%
2686%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
600 MHz
Memory Clock
900 MHz
1800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bus
128 bit
Bandwidth
28.80 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
400
TMUs
20
ROPs
8
Compute Units
5

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
4.800 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
12.00 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
480.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
MXM Module
TDP
26 W
Outputs
No outputs

Graphics Features

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

Capilano GPU Notes

Chip Variant: Redwood
Graphics/Compute: GFX4
Display Core Engine: 4.0
Unified Video Decoder: 2.3