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AMD Radeon HD 6540G2

AMD Radeon HD 6540G2

 

The AMD Radeon HD 6540G2 is the combination of a integrated AMD Radeon HD 6520G APU processor graphics card and a dedicated entry level AMD Radeon HD 6430M or 6450M graphics card in CrossFire combination. It is called AMD Dual Graphics or asymmetric CrossFire and uses AFR (Alternate Frame Rendering) to render different frames on the two graphic cores. Therefore the combination also suffers from micro stuttering (different spaces between two images lead to stuttering altough the framerate is high enough for fluent gaming with only one GPU).

The performance of the Radeon HD 6540G2 depends greatly on the driver support for the used games. In some games the performance may even degrade by 10-15% compared to using only the APU graphics card. Currently (June 2011) only DirectX 10 and 11 graphics modes are supported and therefore lower settings and older games are not accelerated. Due to the micro stuttering and performance problems, Dual Graphics may impose more problems than bring performance gains.

The features like PureVideo HD (UVD3) or OpenCL support are similar to the two graphics cards.

As both graphics cards are rendering frames, the power consumption is clearly higher than using only one GPU.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 6000G2 Series
Radeon HD 6775G2 880
Radeon HD 6755G2 880
Radeon HD 6760G2 880
Radeon HD 6740G2 880
Radeon HD 6720G2 880
Radeon HD 6690G2 880
Radeon HD 6680G2 800
Radeon HD 6645G2 560
Radeon HD 6640G2 560
Radeon HD 6545G2 480
Radeon HD 6540G2 480
Radeon HD 6515G2 400
Radeon HD 6510G2 400
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines480 - unified
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
technology40 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement14.06.2011
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
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min: 947     avg: 990.3 (2%)     median: 987 (2%)     max: 1037 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
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min: 1002     avg: 1037.7 (4%)     median: 1025 (4%)     max: 1086 points
3DMark Vantage
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
P Result 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 +
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
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min: 14367     avg: 14367 (8%)     median: 14367 (8%)     max: 14367 Points
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +
Tcvis 1920x1080 +
SolidWorks 1920x1080 +
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 +
Maya 1920x1080 +
Lightwave 1920x1080 +
Ensight 1920x1080 +
Catia 1920x1080 +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
127.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
76.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
52  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
32  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
73.2  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
45.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
low 800x600
154.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
73.9  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
36.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
36.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
16.4  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
10.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
low 800x600
42.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
36.7  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
25.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare

2007
low 800x600
84.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
43.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Call of Juarez Benchmark

Call of Juarez Benchmark

2006
high 1024x768
14.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.

For more games that might be playable and a list of all games and graphics cards visit our Gaming List

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Notebook reviews with AMD Radeon HD 6540G2 graphics card

Samsung 305E7A-S03DE: AMD A6-3420M, 17.3", 2.7 kg
  Review » Review Samsung Series 3 305E7A-S03DE Notebook

HP Pavilion g7-1201er: AMD A6-3400M, 17.3", 2.8 kg
  External Review » HP Pavilion g7-1201er

HP Pavilion g7-1205sg: AMD A6-3400M, 17.3", 3 kg
  External Review » HP Pavilion g7-1205sg

Samsung 305E7A-S03DE: AMD A6-3420M, 17.3", 2.7 kg
  External Review » Samsung 305E7A-S03DE

Samsung 305V5A-S0A: AMD A6-3410MX, 15.6", 2.4 kg
  External Review » Samsung 305V5A-S0A

Toshiba Satellite L750D-15E : AMD A6-3400M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
  External Review » Toshiba Satellite L750D-15E

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Class 1
GeForce GTX 1080 SLI (Laptop)
GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
Class 2
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 430
Class 4
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2016-01-26)