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AMD Radeon R5 235 OEM

Caicos
Graphics Processor
160
Cores
8
TMUs
4
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
DDR3
Memory Type
64 bit
Bus Width
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The Radeon R5 235 OEM was a graphics card by AMD, launched in December 2013. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the Caicos graphics processor, in its Caicos XT variant, the card supports DirectX 11.2. The Caicos graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 67 mm² and 370 million transistors. It features 160 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. AMD has placed 1,024 MB DDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 775 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the AMD Radeon R5 235 OEM does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 35 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI. Radeon R5 235 OEM is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 168 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Caicos
GPU Variant
Caicos XT
(215-0804070)
Architecture
TeraScale 2
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
40 nm
Transistors
370 million
Die Size
67 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Dec 21st, 2013
Generation
Volcanic Islands
(R5 200)
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16

Relative Performance

34%
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81%
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100%
Radeon R5 235 OEM
105%
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139%
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2150%
2362%
2445%
2634%
2634%
2778%
3101%
3251%
3334%
3634%
4134%
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
775 MHz
Memory Clock
900 MHz
1800 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bus
64 bit
Bandwidth
14.40 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
160
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Compute Units
2

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
3.100 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
6.200 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
248.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

Slot Width
Single-slot
Length
6.6 inches
168 mm
TDP
35 W
Outputs
1x DVI
1x HDMI
Power Connectors
None
Board Number
C264

Graphics Features

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

Card Notes

Direct Rebrand of HD 8470

Caicos GPU Notes

Graphics/Compute: GFX4
Display Core Engine: 5.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.1