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AMD Radeon HD 8280

The AMD Radeon HD 8280 is an integrated DirectX 11.1 graphics card typically paired with AMD Kabini-class APUs (for example, E2-3000). It offers 128 shader cores and two Compute Units based on the GCN architecture and is clocked at 450 MHz with no support for Turbo. The graphics card does not have dedicated VRAM and will access the main memory of the system (up to single-channel DDR3L-1600).

The HD 8280 integrates both UVD 4.2 and VCE 2.0 video encoders. It supports up to two external monitors via VGA, DVI, HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2.

Depending on the benchmark, the performance of the Radeon HD 8280 is slightly below the Intel HD Graphics (Haswell). This is on par with a dedicated Radeon HD 7370M, but is still too slow for most demanding games as of 2013. However, some older and less demanding games should run fluently if the performance of the CPU is sufficient.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 8000 Series

Radeon HD 8400

128 @ 600 MHz

Radeon HD 8330

128 @ 500 MHz
Radeon HD 8280 128 @ 450 MHz

Radeon HD 8240

128 @ 400 MHz

Radeon HD 8250

128 @ 300 - 400 (Boost) MHz

Radeon HD 8210

128 @ 300 MHz

Radeon HD 8180

128 @ 225 MHz
CodenameTemash
ArchitectureGCN
Pipelines128 - unified
Core Speed *450 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
technology28 nm
Date of Announcement23.05.2013
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD E2-38004 x 1300 MHz, 15 W? MHz450 MHz
min. - max.? - ? MHz450 - 450 MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 328      avg: 328 (2%)     median: 328 (2%)     max: 328 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Score 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 303      avg: 303 (2%)     median: 303 (2%)     max: 303 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2515      avg: 2515 (2%)     median: 2515 (2%)     max: 2515 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2054      avg: 2054 (8%)     median: 2054 (8%)     max: 2054 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 28399      avg: 28399 (4%)     median: 28399 (4%)     max: 28399 Points
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
0% 100%
min: 295      avg: 295 (4%)     median: 295 (4%)     max: 295 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 554      avg: 554 (3%)     median: 554 (3%)     max: 554 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.

Titanfall

Titanfall

2014
low 1024x768
21  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
10.2  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
7.8  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Call of Duty: Ghosts
low 1024x768
11.9  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2013

F1 2013

2013
low 1024x768
27  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
20  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
19  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Saints Row IV
low 1280x720
12.3  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
10.2  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID 2

GRID 2

2013
low 1024x768
28.9  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
19.9  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
13.6  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Metro: Last Light
low 1024x768
3.6  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
BioShock Infinite
low 1280x720
23.7  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
11.7  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
low 1024x768
50.3  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
22.1  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
12.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Tomb Raider
low 1024x768
25.1  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
12.4  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
8.7  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dead Space 3
low 1024x768
47.9  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
17.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
14.1  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Diablo III
low 1024x768
31.1  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
19.8  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
16  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
low 1280x720
18.1  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
12.9  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
World of Warcraft
low 800x600
67.3  fps      Compare
med. 1024x768
37.8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..

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 8280 graphics card

Packard Bell EasyNote LE69KB-23804G50Mnsk: AMD A-Series E2-3800, 17.3", 3.2 kg
  Review » Review Update Packard Bell EasyNote LE69KB-23804G50Mnsk Notebook

Acer Aspire V5-122P-0643: AMD A-Series A6-1450, 11.6", 1.4 kg
  External Review » Acer Aspire V5-122P-0643

» Comparison of GPUs
Detailled list of all laptop GPUs with a short description. Classified and sorted by performance.

» Benchmark List
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» Notebook Gaming List
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Class 1
GeForce GTX 590
GeForce GTX 580
Radeon HD 6970
GeForce GTX 570
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
Class 2
GeForce GTS 450
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
Radeon HD 5670
GeForce GT 240
Radeon R6 M255DX
GeForce GT 430
Radeon HD 5570
GeForce GT 220
Radeon HD 6450 GDDR5
Class 4
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema)
Mali-T760 MP6
Class 5
Radeon HD 4350
GeForce G 107M *
Chrome9HD *
Class 6
Mali-T760 MP2
unknown *

* Approximate position of the graphics adapter

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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-06- 5)