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AMD Radeon HD 6550D

The AMD Radeon HD 6550D is a desktop graphics card integrated in the A8 series of APUs (Llano generation). It offers all of the 400 shader cores and is clocked at 600 MHz. It offers no dedicated memory card (shared main memory only that is connected with a 128 Bit Dual channel Interface). The graphics core is based on the old Terascale 2 VLIV4 architecture and used for example in the A8-3800, A8-3820 and A8-3870 quad-core APUs.

The integrated UVD3 video decoder (Avivo HD) is also integrated in the APU and supports Multi-View Codec (MVC), MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid), MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 and Adobe Flash videos.

Due to the missing dedicated graphics memory, the 6550D is a bit slower than a similar specified desktop or mobile graphics card. In most games the performance is similar to the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650.

CodenameLlano
ArchitectureTerascale 2
Pipelines400 - unified
Core Speed600 MHz
Shared Memoryyes
APIDirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Transistor Count1000 Million
technology32 nm
Date of Announcement30.06.2011
CPU in Radeon HD 6550DGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD A8-38504 x 2900 MHz, 100 W600 MHz? MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. total
min: 3873     avg: 3930     median: 3929.5 (1%)     max: 3986 Points
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
min: 18344     avg: 19673     median: 19673 (10%)     max: 21002 Points
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06
min: 6389     avg: 6731     median: 6730.5 (9%)     max: 7072 Points
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
- 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.

Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
122.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
55.6  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
35.3 38.9 ~ 37 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
13 13.2 ~ 13 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
low 800x600
42 51 ~ 47 fps    + Compare
med. 1024x768
29 34 ~ 32 fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
21 24 ~ 23 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
8 9 ~ 9 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
high 1360x768
39  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
23  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
ultra 1920x1080
50 62 ~ 56 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
med. 1024x768
38  fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
32.2 36.1 ~ 34 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
19.6 22.1 ~ 21 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1024x768
150  fps    + Compare
med. 1360x768
39 49 ~ 44 fps    + Compare
high 1360x768
25 36 ~ 31 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
14 20 ~ 17 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 800x600
48  fps    + Compare
med. 1360x768
27 31 ~ 29 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
med. 1366x768
54  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
27 28 ~ 28 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
13 14 ~ 14 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Risen

Risen

2009
med. 1024x768
33  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
25  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
high 1360x768
41.8  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
22.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
ultra 1280x1024
24  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
high 1280x1024
32  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

2008
med. 1024x768
32  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
high 1024x768
35.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
19  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
high 1024x768
28  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark

2005
high 1024x768
143.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo

1999
lowmed.highultraQHD4K
Dirt 3122.455.63713
Crysis 24732239
Call of Duty: Black Ops3923
Fifa 1156
Mafia 2383421
StarCraft 2150443117
Metro 20334829
Battlefield: Bad Company 2542814
Risen332517
Resident Evil 541.822.4
Anno 140424
Sims 332
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto32
Supreme Commander - FA Bench35.719
Crysis - GPU Benchmark287.3
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark143.8
Doom 3120
Quake 3 Arena - Timedemo470
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