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AMD Radeon R5 235X OEM

Graphics Processor
Caicos
Cores
160
TMUs
8
ROPs
4
Memory Size
1024 MB
Memory Type
DDR3
Bus Width
64 bit
The Radeon R5 235X 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 875 MHz, memory is running at 900 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the AMD Radeon R5 235X OEM does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 18 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI. Radeon R5 235X 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

30%
GeForce 210
39%
GeForce 9400 GT
47%
Radeon HD 4550
61%
Radeon HD 5450
71%
Radeon HD 6450
75%
GeForce GT 520
93%
GeForce GT 220
100%
Radeon R5 235X OEM
122%
GeForce GT 430
123%
Radeon HD 5570
134%
Radeon HD 4670
141%
GeForce GT 440
144%
GeForce GT 240
166%
GeForce 9600 GT
176%
Radeon HD 5670
189%
GeForce GT 640
195%
GeForce 9800 GT
203%
Radeon HD 6670
210%
Radeon HD 4830
224%
Radeon HD 4770
236%
Radeon HD 4850
241%
GeForce GTS 250
248%
GeForce GTS 450
257%
Radeon HD 5750
293%
Radeon HD 7750
296%
Radeon HD 5770
301%
GeForce GTX 260
305%
Radeon HD 4870
305%
Radeon Vega 8
309%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
311%
GeForce GTX 650
329%
Radeon HD 5830
346%
Radeon HD 6790
352%
Radeon HD 4890
365%
GeForce GTX 460
368%
Radeon RX Vega 11
372%
GeForce GT 1030
375%
GeForce GTX 275
376%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
377%
GeForce GTX 280
384%
GeForce GTX 465
403%
Radeon HD 6850
411%
GeForce GTX 285
440%
Radeon HD 5850
449%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
449%
Radeon HD 7790
468%
Radeon RX 550
469%
GeForce GTX 470
486%
Radeon HD 6870
518%
Radeon HD 5870
534%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
537%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
547%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
550%
Radeon HD 6950
569%
GeForce GTX 295
576%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
580%
Radeon HD 7850
590%
GeForce GTX 480
617%
Radeon HD 6970
629%
Radeon R7 265
639%
Radeon R7 370
640%
Radeon RX 560
642%
GeForce GTX 660
644%
GeForce GTX 570
695%
GeForce GTX 950
701%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
718%
Radeon R9 270X
727%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
730%
GeForce GTX 580
736%
GeForce GTX 1050
738%
Radeon HD 7950
751%
Radeon RX 460
752%
Radeon HD 5970
773%
GeForce GTX 760
832%
GeForce GTX 670
854%
GeForce GTX 960
876%
Radeon R9 380
881%
Radeon R9 285
890%
Radeon HD 7970
899%
GeForce GTX 680
920%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
944%
GeForce GTX 770
966%
Radeon HD 6990
989%
Radeon R9 280X
1003%
GeForce GTX 590
1004%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
1112%
GeForce GTX 780
1152%
GeForce GTX 1650
1224%
Radeon RX 470
1240%
Radeon R9 290
1323%
Radeon R9 390
1331%
Radeon R9 290X
1348%
GeForce GTX 970
1366%
GeForce GTX TITAN
1378%
Radeon RX 570
1384%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
1404%
Radeon R9 390X
1410%
Radeon HD 7990
1417%
Radeon RX 480
1429%
GeForce GTX 690
1506%
Radeon RX 580
1537%
GeForce GTX 980
1557%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
1557%
Radeon R9 FURY
1565%
Radeon RX 590
1713%
Radeon R9 295X2
1742%
Radeon R9 FURY X
1772%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
1905%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
1998%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
2008%
GeForce GTX 1070
2096%
Radeon RX Vega 56
2274%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
2333%
Radeon RX Vega 64
2333%
GeForce RTX 2060
2392%
GeForce GTX 1080
2746%
GeForce RTX 2070
2746%
Radeon VII
2879%
TITAN X Pascal
2953%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
3189%
GeForce RTX 2080
3691%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
875 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
L1 Cache
8 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
128 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
3.500 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
7.000 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
280.0 GFLOPS

Board Design

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

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 8490

Caicos GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Northern Islands
Graphics/Compute: GFX4
Display Core Engine: 5.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.1