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AMD Radeon HD 6480G

The AMD Radeon HD 6480G is an integrated processor graphics card for entry level laptops. It is integrated in the lower mid-range Llano APUs (A4 Series, e.g. A4-3300M) and offers 240 of the 400 shader cores clocked at 400MHz. It offers no dedicated graphics memory (shared memory graphics card) and is therefore slower than similar Radeon HD 6000M cards.

An exception is the HD 6480G in the AMD A4-3305G where it only features 160 Shader but a higher core clock of 593 MHz. However, we expect this version to be slower than the 240 shader versions.

The new UVD3 video decoder supports the decoding of MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, Flash and now also Multi-View Codec (MVC) and MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid) HD videos on the graphics card.

The performance of the Radeon 6480G should be in the entry level class of dedicated graphics cards. According to a benchmark by AMD, the 6480G positions itself between the HD 6370M and the HD 6470M. In our gaming benchmarks, the HD 6480G is only on the level of a slow Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card. Therefore, modern games like Anno 2070 are playable only in minimum detail settings and low resolutions. Some demanding games like Battlefield 3 wont be playable at all.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon HD 6000G Series
Radeon HD 6620G (compare) 400 @ 400 MHz
Radeon HD 6520G (compare) 320 @ 400 MHz
Radeon HD 6480G 240 @ 444 MHz
Radeon HD 6380G (compare) 160 @ 400 MHz
CodenameLlano
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines240 - unified
Core Speed444 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Transistor Count1000 Million
technology32 nm
Date of Announcement15.06.2011
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD A4-3330MX2 x 2200 MHz, 45 W444 MHz? MHz
AMD A4-3310MX2 x 2100 MHz, 45 W444 MHz? MHz
AMD A4-3320M2 x 2000 MHz, 35 W444 MHz? MHz
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min. - max.444 - 593 MHz? - ? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 508     avg: 514     median: 513 (2%)     max: 521 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
- 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 detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
31.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
13.9  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
9.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
21.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
12.2  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
8.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
98.2  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
54.3  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
29.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
32  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
21  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
14  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
26  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
16  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
83  fps    + Compare
med. 1360x768
20  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
12  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
30.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
16  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
10.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
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Notebook reviews with AMD Radeon HD 6480G graphics card

HP ProBook 4535s-LG855EA: AMD A4-3300M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
  Review » Review HP ProBook 4535s-LG855EA Notebook

HP ProBook 6465B-LJ489UT: AMD A4-3310MX, 14", 2 kg
  Review » HP ProBook 6465B-LJ489UT Laptop Review

Acer Aspire 5560G-4334G50Mnbb: AMD A4-3300M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
  External Review » Acer Aspire 5560G-4334G50Mnbb

Acer Aspire 5560G–433G50Bnbb: AMD A4-3300M, 15.6", 2.8 kg
  External Review » Acer Aspire 5560G–433G50Bnbb

HP Pavilion g4-1215dx: AMD A4-3300M, 14", 2.1 kg
  External Review » HP Pavilion g4-1215dx

HP Pavilion g6-1b60us: AMD A4-3300M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
  External Review » HP Pavilion g6-1b60us

HP Pavilion g6-1d80nr: AMD A4-3305M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
  External Review » HP Pavilion g6-1d80nr

HP ProBook 4535s-A6E33EA: AMD A4-3305M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
  External Review » HP ProBook 4535s-A6E33EA

HP ProBook 4535s-LG855EA: AMD A4-3300M, 15.6", 2.3 kg
  External Review » HP ProBook 4535s-LG855EA

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E525-NZ63NGE: AMD A4-3300M, 15.6", 2.6 kg
  External Review » Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E525-NZ63NGE

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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
Radeon HD 4850
Class 3
GeForce GTS 450