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AMD Radeon HD 8730M

Mars
Graphics Processor
384
Cores
24
TMUs
8
ROPs
1024 MB
Memory Size
DDR3
Memory Type
128 bit
Bus Width
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The Radeon HD 8730M is a graphics card by AMD, launched in April 2013. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Mars graphics processor, in its Mars LE variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0. The Mars graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 77 mm² and 1,040 million transistors. It features 384 shading units, 24 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 650 MHz, which can be boosted up to 700 MHz, memory is running at 1000 MHz.
We recommend the AMD Radeon HD 8730M for gaming with highest details at resolutions up to, and including, 1024x768.
Its power draw is not exactly known. Radeon HD 8730M is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 3.0 x8 interface.

Graphics Processor

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

Graphics Card

Released: Apr 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 8730M performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock: 650 MHz
Boost Clock: 700 MHz
Memory Clock: 1000 MHz
2000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size: 1024 MB
Memory Type: DDR3
Memory Bus: 128 bit
Bandwidth: 32.00 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units: 384
TMUs: 24
ROPs: 8
Compute Units: 6
Pixel Rate: 5.600 GPixel/s
Texture Rate: 16.80 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance: 537.6 GFLOPS

Graphics Features

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

Card Notes

Memory Variant: 2048MB