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AMD Radeon HD 8690M

Sun
Graphics Processor
320
Cores
20
TMUs
8
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
GDDR5
Memory Type
64 bit
Bus Width
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The Radeon HD 8690M is a graphics card by AMD, launched in March 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Sun graphics processor, in its Sun XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Sun graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 77 mm² and 1,040 million transistors. It features 320 shading units, 20 texture mapping units and 8 ROPs. AMD has placed 1,024 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 775 MHz, which can be boosted up to 825 MHz, memory is running at 1000 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon HD 8690M for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1024x768.
Its power draw is not exactly known. Radeon HD 8690M is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x8 interface.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name: Sun
GPU Variant: Sun XT
Architecture: GCN 1.0
Process Size: 28 nm
Transistors: 1,040 million
Die Size: 77 mm²

Graphics Card

Released: Mar 1st, 2013
Production Status: Active
Bus Interface: PCIe 3.0 x8

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Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Radeon HD 8690M performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 775 MHz
Boost Clock: 825 MHz
Memory Clock: 1000 MHz
4000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: GDDR5
Memory Bus: 64 bit
Bandwidth: 32.00 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 320
TMUs: 20
ROPs: 8
Compute Units: 5
Pixel Rate: 6.600 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 16.50 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 528.0 GFLOPS

Graphics Features

DirectX: 12.0
OpenGL: 4.5
OpenCL: 1.2
Shader Model: 5.0