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AMD Radeon HD 7670M

AMD Radeon HD 7670M

The AMD Radeon HD 7670M is a middle class graphics card for laptops and based on the same chip as the Radeon HD 6650M. Therefore, it supports DirectX11 and is still manufactured in 40nm. According to AMD there are two versions available, a slower clocked Thames-Pro with GDDR5 memory and a faster clocked Thames-XT with DDR4 memory.

The 480 Stream processors should be still based on the "old" 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 identical to the Radeon HD 6650M. However, in our benchmarks the card positioned itself sometimes even on a level of the higher clocked Radeon HD 6730M (same chip). Keep in mind that different driver versions and CPUs may also impact the benchmarks. However, demanding games of 2011 like Battlefield 3 only run fluently in medium detail settings. See at the end of this page for detailed gaming benchmarks. Compared to the competitor, the 7670M positions itself in our tests slightly above the GeForce GT 630M on a level of the GeForce GT 550M.

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 6600M 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 similar to the Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and therefore suited for 15" laptops and up.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 7600M Series

Radeon HD 7690M XT

480 @ 725 MHz128 Bit @ 3600 MHz

Radeon HD 7690M

480 @ 600 - 725 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 3600/1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

862 @ 685 / 600 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

736 @ 655 / 600 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics

736 @ 655 / 600 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7670M 480 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7650M

480 @ 450 - 550 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7630M

480 @ 450 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics

656 @ 655 / 450 MHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz

Radeon HD 7610M

400 @ 450 MHz128 Bit @ 1600 MHz
CodenameThames XT
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines480 - unified
Core Speed *600 MHz
Memory Speed *1800 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3, (GDDR5)
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Transistors716 Million
technology40 nm
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.06.2011
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 768      avg: 817.3 (5%)     median: 824 (6%)     max: 860 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Score 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 750      avg: 793 (7%)     median: 805 (8%)     max: 824 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 5760      avg: 6359.7 (7%)     median: 6535 (7%)     max: 6784 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 5102      avg: 5336 (19%)     median: 5267 (19%)     max: 5639 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 63692      avg: 71142 (9%)     median: 71142 (9%)     max: 78592 Points
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 206      avg: 206 (7%)     median: 206 (7%)     max: 206 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 1005      avg: 1078.9 (5%)     median: 1061.5 (5%)     max: 1197 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 1040      avg: 1200.7 (7%)     median: 1186.5 (7%)     max: 1347 points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 3926      avg: 4235.9 (8%)     median: 4252.5 (8%)     max: 4375 Points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 2750      avg: 4866.6 (10%)     median: 4995 (10%)     max: 5430 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 6210      avg: 7982.7 (21%)     median: 8203 (21%)     max: 8801 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 10541      avg: 13665.9 (37%)     median: 13932 (38%)     max: 15490 Points
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 9.5      avg: 12.1 (6%)     median: 12.4 (7%)     max: 13.3 fps
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 2294      avg: 6409.6 (25%)     median: 6024 (23%)     max: 15426 Points
SPECviewperf 11 - Siemens NX 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 5.94      avg: 5.9 (9%)     median: 5.9 (9%)     max: 5.94 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Tcvis 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 5.14      avg: 5.1 (9%)     median: 5.1 (9%)     max: 5.14 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - SolidWorks 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 18.19      avg: 18.2 (28%)     median: 18.2 (28%)     max: 18.19 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 2.18      avg: 2.2 (11%)     median: 2.2 (11%)     max: 2.18 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Maya 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 10.51      avg: 10.5 (9%)     median: 10.5 (9%)     max: 10.51 fps
SPECviewperf 11 - Catia 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 5.82      avg: 5.8 (8%)     median: 5.8 (8%)     max: 5.82 fps
Cinebench R11.5 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 8.31      avg: 30.9 (25%)     median: 34.2 (28%)     max: 36.58 Points
Cinebench R10 - Shading 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 2241      avg: 6244.8 (43%)     median: 6696 (46%)     max: 8135 Points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
0% 100%
min: 6.3      avg: 6.6 (83%)     median: 6.6 (83%)     max: 6.8 points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
0% 100%
min: 4.9      avg: 5.8 (74%)     median: 5.6 (71%)     max: 6.8 points
- 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.

Dead Space 3
low 1024x768
104.4  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
48.3  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
37.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Hitman: Absolution
low 1024x768
15.9  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
13.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
8.7  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
low 1024x768
51.2  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
38.1  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
20.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Medal of Honor: Warfighter
low 1024x768
32.9  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
23.1  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
19.5  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dishonored
low 1024x768
52.5  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
44.2  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
39.6  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
22.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Fifa 13

Fifa 13

2012
low 1024x768
136.5 215.8 231 261 265.8 275.4 ~ 231 fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
108.7 139.2 147.4 149.2 156 157.2 ~ 143 fps      Compare
high 1366x768
94.6 112.4 112.8 113.5 115.6 116 ~ 111 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
58.3 61.2 62.5 64.9 ~ 62 fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
F1 2012

F1 2012

2012
low 1024x768
86  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
67  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
47  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Borderlands 2
low 1024x768
52.9  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
40.4  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
28.5  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
15.8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Torchlight 2
low 1024x768
80.3 81.8 ~ 81 fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
65.2 68.2 ~ 67 fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080