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AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)

AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)

The AMD Radeon R5 is an integrated DirectX 12 graphics card found in some AMD Beema and Carrizo-L APUs (for example, the A8-6410 or A8-7410). It offers 128 shader cores across two Compute Units and based on the GCN architecture. Clock speeds can be up to 850 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 R5 is slightly above a Radeon HD 7470M or the Intel HD Graphics 4200. Typically, only older or less demanding games like FIFA will run 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 *850 (Boost) 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 A8-74104 x 2200 MHz, 12 - 25 W300 MHz850 MHz
AMD A8-64104 x 2000 MHz, 15 W? MHz800 MHz
min. - max.300 - ? MHz800 - 850 MHz

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
0%
100%
min: 515     avg: 538.4 (1%)     median: 539 (1%)     max: 560 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
0%
100%
min: 480     avg: 502.9 (2%)     median: 510 (2%)     max: 522 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 3225     avg: 3352.1 (2%)     median: 3317 (2%)     max: 3479 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 2071     avg: 2756.7 (7%)     median: 2882 (8%)     max: 3024 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
0%
100%
min: 36807     avg: 36807 (8%)     median: 36807 (8%)     max: 36807 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 35815     avg: 36863.3 (5%)     median: 36890 (5%)     max: 38840 Points
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Offscreen Fixed Time 1920x1080
0%
100%
min: 104     avg: 104 (19%)     median: 104 (19%)     max: 104 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Fixed Time
0%
100%
min: 52     avg: 52 (87%)     median: 52 (87%)     max: 52 fps
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
0%
100%
min: 445     avg: 494.5 (2%)     median: 494.5 (2%)     max: 544 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 744     avg: 761.6 (1%)     median: 761.5 (1%)     max: 782 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 815     avg: 833.6 (3%)     median: 830 (3%)     max: 860 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: 9.7     avg: 9.7 (5%)     median: 9.7 (5%)     max: 9.7 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.

Rise of the Tomb Raider
low 1024x768
11  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
6.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Rainbow Six Siege
low 1024x768
24.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
15  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Just Cause 3
low 1024x768
10.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
8.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Star Wars Battlefront
low 1024x768
18.2  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
11  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
13.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
7.8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
low 1024x768
16.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
8.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
16.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
33.5  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
20.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
World of Warships
low 1366x768
28.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
20.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Metal Gear Solid V
low 1024x768
28.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
18.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Batman: Arkham Knight
low 1280x720
8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
The Witcher 3
low 1024x768
9.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
6.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dirt Rally
low 1024x768
26.5 52.2 ~ 39 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
15.5 16.6 ~ 16 fps    + Compare
» With most tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Battlefield Hardline
low 1024x768
24.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
17.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
12.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
9.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
low 1024x768
15.9  fps    + Compare