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AMD Radeon HD 8470D

AMD Radeon HD 8470D

The AMD Radeon HD 8470D is a processor graphics card featured in the desktop Richland A6 series of APUs from AMD and is based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series. Compared to the faster HD 8670D, the 8470 features only 128 of the 384 cores clocked at 800 MHz compared to 844 MHz of the 8670D. The graphics card does not offer dedicated video memory and thus depends on the speed and size of the system memory.

The performance of the Radeon HD 8470D differs depending on the benchmark. In synthetic benchmarks like 3DMark 11, final scores suggest better gaming performance when in practice the frame rates are slightly lower. In our gaming tests the HD 8470D was similar to the Trinity Radeon HD 7660G in the mobile A10-4600M and comparable to the average HD Graphics 4000 on Ivy Bridge chips. Therefore, very demanding games like Company of Heroes 2 will not run fluently on the APU (see below for detailed benchmarks).

The integrated UVD3 video decoder (Avivo HD) allows full decoding of Multi-View Codec (MVC), MPEG-4 Part 2 (DivX, xVid), MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 and Adobe Flash HD videos.

The shader cores of the chip can also be used for general computing via OpenCL or DirectCompute 11.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 8000D Series

Radeon HD 8670D

384 @ 844 MHz

Radeon HD 8570D

256 @ 844 MHz
Radeon HD 8470D 128 @ 800 MHz
CodenameRichland
ArchitectureTerascale 3
Pipelines128 - unified
Core Speed *800 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
technology32 nm
Date of Announcement05.06.2013
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Ref. Match 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 98      avg: 98 (98%)     median: 98 (98%)     max: 98 Points
Cinebench R15 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 27.15      avg: 27.2 (21%)     median: 27.2 (21%)     max: 27.15 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
0% 100%
min: 36      avg: 36 (60%)     median: 36 (60%)     max: 36 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 75      avg: 75 (12%)     median: 75 (12%)     max: 75 fps
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 670      avg: 670 (5%)     median: 670 (5%)     max: 670 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 5583      avg: 5583 (7%)     median: 5583 (7%)     max: 5583 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 32851      avg: 32851 (12%)     median: 32851 (12%)     max: 32851 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 50223      avg: 50223 (7%)     median: 50223 (7%)     max: 50223 Points
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
0% 100%
min: 513      avg: 513 (9%)     median: 513 (9%)     max: 513 Points
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 63      avg: 63 (4%)     median: 63 (4%)     max: 63 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 129      avg: 129 (5%)     median: 129 (5%)     max: 129 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 854      avg: 854 (5%)     median: 854 (5%)     max: 854 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 937      avg: 937 (7%)     median: 937 (7%)     max: 937 points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 3085      avg: 3085 (7%)     median: 3085 (7%)     max: 3085 Points
3DMark Vantage - P Result no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 3426      avg: 3426 (9%)     median: 3426 (9%)     max: 3426 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 6367      avg: 6367 (21%)     median: 6367 (21%)     max: 6367 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 11230      avg: 11230 (30%)     median: 11230 (30%)     max: 11230 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.

Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
16.4  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Battlefield 4
low 1024x768
35.2  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
24.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
16.5  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Batman: Arkham Origins
low 1024x768
53  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
32  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
17  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Total War: Rome II
low 1024x768
36.6  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
29  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
20.8  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
4.1  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Saints Row IV
low 1280x720
24.7  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
18.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
12.5  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified
low 1024x768
31  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
20.5  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
9  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
low 1024x768
55  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
36.2  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16.4  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Company of Heroes 2
low 1024x768
15.6  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
12.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
6.7  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
3.4  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID 2

GRID 2

2013
low 1024x768
62.6  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
37.7  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
28.8  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.5  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Metro: Last Light
low 1024x768
23  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
18.8  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
9.2  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
4.7  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
BioShock Infinite
low 1280x720
55.1  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
25.8  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
21.9  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
6.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
SimCity

SimCity

2013
low 1024x768
55  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
20.2  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Tomb Raider
low 1024x768
62.6  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
30  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
19.1  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7.6  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
low 1024x768
73  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
41.3  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
18.9  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
11.9  fps      Compare