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AMD Radeon 530

The Radeon 530 is a dedicated entry-level graphics card for laptops that was released in 2017. According to AMD, there are several different versions with 384 or 320 shader units and DDR3 or GDDR5 64-bit graphics memory. However, they are not based on one of the newer RX series Polaris chips, but most likely using the same architecture as the Radeon R7 M445 / M440 / M340 / M260 / 8650M / 8590M (384 shader units, 28 nm GCN) and M430 / M330 / M230 (320 shader units, 28 nm Sun GCN). AMD claims that the clock speed of the Radeon 530 can reach 1,024 MHz.

Considering the above, the game performance of the Radeon 530 should fall between the Radeon R7 M440 (320 shader units, DDR3), Radeon R7 M460 (384 shader units, DDR3) and Radeon R7 M445 (320 shader units, GDDR5) (see these pages for detailed gaming benchmarks). Graphically intensive games such as Dishonored 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare or XCOM 2 should not run smoothly on this GPU. Less demanding games like Overwatch, Fifa 17 (with a fast CPU), or Farming Simulator 17, would run well, but using low to medium detail settings. For detailed game benchmarks, visit the pages of the previously linked cards. According to the specs, the DDR3 version could be slower than the Radeon 520, that is specified with 320 shaders and GDDR5.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon 500 Series
Radeon 530 384 @ 1.02 GHz64 Bit @ 2250 MHz
Radeon 520 compare 320 @ 1.03 GHz64 Bit @ 2250 MHz
ArchitectureGCN
Pipelines384 - unified
Core Speed1024 MHz
Memory Speed2250 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3, GDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12, Shader 5.0
technology28 nm
FeaturesDirectX 12, Mantle, OpenGL, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan
Date of Announcement21.03.2017
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/en/products/graphics/...

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
6.9 pt (7%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 6266     avg: 8145     median: 9210 (5%)     max: 9466 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 1062     avg: 1419     median: 1386 (4%)     max: 1810 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 1224     avg: 1579     median: 1542 (4%)     max: 1990 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 56520     avg: 67535     median: 62027.5 (8%)     max: 89565 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 2121     avg: 2496     median: 2508 (6%)     max: 2935 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 2113     avg: 2355     median: 2327 (4%)     max: 2654 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
45.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
16.9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
10.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
20.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
31.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
16.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
11.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
25.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
11.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
8.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
low 1280x720
35.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
12.8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
16  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
low 1280x720
99.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
52.1  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
49.1  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
37.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
24.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
9.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
Very Low Overall Quality (DX11) 1920x1080
14
Control

Control

2019
low 1280x720
24  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
7.1  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
4.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.