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AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)

AMD Radeon R4 (Beema)

The AMD Radeon R4 is an integrated DirectX 12 graphics card found in some AMD APUs (for example, the A6-6310). It offers 128 shader cores across two Compute Units and based on the GCN architecture. Clock speeds can be up to 800 MHz. The graphics card does not have dedicated VRAM and will access main system memory (single-channel DDR3L-1866).

Using its UVD (Unified Video Decoder), the GPU can support the CPU when decoding videos up to 4K. In addition, the chip integrates a specialized video encoder called VCE. Video streams can output via VGA, DVI, HDMI 1.4a and DisplayPort 1.2 to up to two external monitors.

The performance of the Radeon R4 is roughly equivalent to a Radeon HD 7470M or the Intel HD Graphics 4200. Typically, only older or less demanding games like FIFA will play fluently.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon R Series
Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L) 128 @ 850 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Radeon R4 (Beema) 128 @ 800 MHz64 Bit
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema) 128 @ 350 - 686 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
Radeon R6 (Mullins) 128 @ 500 MHz64 Bit
Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema/Carrizo-L) 128 @ 300 - 600 (Boost) MHz64 Bit
CodenameBeema
ArchitectureGCN 1.1
Pipelines128 - unified
Core Speed *800 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
technology28 nm
Date of Announcement29.04.2014
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD A6-73104 x 2000 MHz, 12-25 W? MHz800 MHz
AMD A6-63104 x 1800 MHz, 15 W? MHz800 MHz
min. - max.? - ? MHz800 - 800 MHz

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
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100%
min: 464     avg: 500 (1%)     median: 497 (1%)     max: 531 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
0%
100%
min: 442     avg: 471.7 (2%)     median: 472 (2%)     max: 500 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
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100%
min: 3068     avg: 3274.7 (2%)     median: 3309 (2%)     max: 3398 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 2459     avg: 2791.4 (8%)     median: 2825 (8%)     max: 3037 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
0%
100%
min: 29548     avg: 29548 (7%)     median: 29548 (7%)     max: 29548 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
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100%
min: 35441     avg: 36871.8 (5%)     median: 35928 (5%)     max: 40855 Points
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
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100%
min: 134     avg: 136.5 (1%)     median: 136.5 (1%)     max: 139 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 681     avg: 720.9 (1%)     median: 716 (1%)     max: 763 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 753     avg: 792.5 (3%)     median: 788 (3%)     max: 837 points
3DMark Vantage
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
P Result 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
0%
100%
min: 10.3     avg: 10.3 (5%)     median: 10.3 (5%)     max: 10.3 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
- 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.

World of Warships
low 1366x768
27  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
19.4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Metal Gear Solid V
low 1024x768
26.2  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
17.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
9.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Batman: Arkham Knight
low 1280x720
4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
The Witcher 3
low 1024x768
8.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
6.1  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dirt Rally
low 1024x768
52.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
15.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Battlefield Hardline
low 1024x768
21.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
14.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
11.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
7.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
low 1024x768
13.5 16.1 ~ 15 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
7.7 9.9 ~ 9 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Civilization: Beyond Earth
low 1024x768
33.2  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
10.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
33 38 ~ 36 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
24 28 ~ 26 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
19  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12  fps    + Compare
» With most tested laptops playable in detail settings low.