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AMD Radeon HD 6550D

The AMD Radeon HD 6550D is a desktop graphics card integrated in the A8 series of APUs (Llano generation). It offers all of the 400 shader cores and is clocked at 600 MHz. It offers no dedicated memory card (shared main memory only that is connected with a 128 Bit Dual channel Interface). The graphics core is based on the old Terascale 2 VLIV4 architecture and used for example in the A8-3800, A8-3820 and A8-3870 quad-core APUs.

The integrated UVD3 video decoder (Avivo HD) is also integrated in the APU and supports Multi-View Codec (MVC), MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid), MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 and Adobe Flash videos.

Due to the missing dedicated graphics memory, the 6550D is a bit slower than a similar specified desktop or mobile graphics card. In most games the performance is similar to the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 6000D Series
Radeon HD 6550D 400 @ 600 MHz
CodenameLlano
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines400 - unified
Core Speed *600 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Transistors1000 Million
technology32 nm
Date of Announcement30.06.2011
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
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min: 3873     avg: 3929.5 (7%)     median: 3929.5 (7%)     max: 3986 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
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min: 18344     avg: 19673 (11%)     median: 19673 (11%)     max: 21002 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
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min: 9.9     avg: 10.5 (6%)     median: 10.5 (6%)     max: 11.1 fps
- 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.

Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
122.4  fps     Compare
med. 1024x768
55.6  fps     Compare
high 1360x768
35.3 38.9 ~ 37 fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
13 13.2 ~ 13 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
low 800x600
42 51 ~ 47 fps     Compare
med. 1024x768
29 34 ~ 32 fps     Compare
high 1366x768
21 24 ~ 23 fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
8 9 ~ 9 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
ultra 1920x1080
50 62 ~ 56 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
med. 1024x768
38  fps     Compare
high 1360x768
32.2 36.1 ~ 34 fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
19.6 22.1 ~ 21 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
StarCraft 2
low 1024x768
150  fps     Compare
med. 1360x768
39 49 ~ 44 fps     Compare
high 1360x768
25 36 ~ 31 fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
14 20 ~ 17 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Metro 2033
low 800x600
48  fps     Compare
med. 1360x768
27 31 ~ 29 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
med. 1366x768
54  fps     Compare
high 1366x768
27 28 ~ 28 fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
13 14 ~ 14 fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Risen

Risen

2009
med. 1024x768
33  fps     Compare
high 1366x768
25  fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
17  fps     Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
high 1360x768
41.8  fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
22.4  fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
ultra 1280x1024
24  fps     Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
high 1280x1024
32  fps     Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

2008
med. 1024x768
32  fps     Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
high 1024x768
35.7  fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
19  fps     Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
high 1024x768
28  fps     Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7.3  fps     Compare