AMD Radeon HD 7630M

AMD Radeon HD 7630M

The AMD Radeon HD 7630M (sometimes also called AMD Radeon HD 7630M) is a middle class graphics card for laptops in 2011. It is based on the same chip as the Radeon HD 6630M and the 6 SIMD blocks (= 480 shader) are clocked at 450 MHz. The card is still build in 40nm and supports DirectX 11.

The 480 Stream processors are still based on the 5D architecture similar to the 5000 series. Therefore, the number of shaders is not comparable to the 1D cores of current Nvidia GPUs. The Tessellation performance should be improved (like the desktop 6800 series) with the new cards. The Stream processors can be used with DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1, DirectCompute 11 and OpenCL. With the later two the cores can also be used for general computations like transcoding videos.

The 3D performance should be similar to the Radeon HD 6630M due to the comparable clock rates and the 480 shaders. Therefore, demanding games of 2011 like Battlefield 3 or Anno 2070 are running only in low detail settings fluently. Games with less demanding 3D engines like CoD MW3 should also run in high details.

The new UVD3 video decoder supports the decoding of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, Flash and now also Multi-View Codec (MVC) and MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid) HD videos on the graphics card.

Furthermore, the HD 7600M series integrates a HD audio controller to transmit HD Audio (TrueHD or DTS Master Audio) over HDMI and DisplayPort (e.g. for Blu-Ray videos).

The AMD HD3D Technology offers support for Blu-Ray 3D and 3D displays (integrated and external). However, the solution is not as mature as Nvidias 3D Vision.

Thanks to Eyefinity the graphics chip is able to theoretically drive up to 5 monitors simultaneously. However, this only works if the laptop features enough DisplayPort outputs.

The power consumption of the chip should be slightly below the Radeon HD 6630M and therefore suited for smaller laptops (13-14").

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 7600M Series

Radeon HD 7690M XT

480 @ 725MHz128 Bit @ 3600MHz

Radeon HD 7690M

480 @ 600 - 725MHz128 Bit @ 3600/1800MHz

Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

862 @ 685 / 600MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz

Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

736 @ 655 / 600MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz

Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

736 @ 655 / 600MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz

Radeon HD 7670M

480 @ 600MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz

Radeon HD 7650M

480 @ 450-550MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz
Radeon HD 7630M 480 @ 450MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz

Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics

656 @ 655 / 450MHz128 Bit @ 1800MHz

Radeon HD 7610M

400 @ 450MHz128 Bit @ 1600MHz
CodenameThames-LP
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines480 - unified
Core Speed *450 MHz
Shader Speed *450 MHz
Memory Speed *1800 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
technology40 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.01.2012
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

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GeForce GTX 580
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GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Radeon HD 5850
Radeon HD 7770
Radeon HD 7770
GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Radeon HD 6790
Radeon HD 5770
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Class 2
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
GeForce GT 430
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 4
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-01-17)