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AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)

AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)

The AMD Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) is an integrated graphics card for a number of mid-range mobile Bristol-Ridge-based APUs, such as those from the A10 series. It features 384 shader cores clocked at 720 MHz (15 Watt APUs) or 800 MHz (35 Watt APUs). Depending on the configurable TDP (set per laptop model) and the used main memory, the performance can also differ.

Architecture and Features

The Radeon R5 utilizes the third generation GCN architecture (sometimes referred to as GCN 1.2) similar to the desktop Tonga chip. As a result, it supports DirectX 12 (FL 12_0) with advanced color compression that leads to a 5-7% improvement in games. Furthermore, its shaders can be used with Mantle, OpenGL and OpenCL. HSA 1.0 is supported for running code on both CPU and GPU cores simultaneously. The improved video decoder UVD 6 (Unified Video Decoder) is now able to decode HVEC / H.265 up to 4K in hardware. Furthermore, the VCE (Video Codec Engine) has been improved for faster transcoding of H.264. More information on architecture and features of the Bristol Ridge architecture can be found in our launch article.

Performance

Gaming performance of the integrated R5 GPU depends on the configured TDP, model and main memory of the system. A typical ULV version with a TDP of 15 Watt paired with fast dual channel main memory is nearly on a level with the dedicated GeForce 920M or Radeon R7 M260 (see gaming benchmarks below). Therefore, demanding games of 2015 and 2016 may only run in the lowest detail settings fluently (and some not at all).

Power Consumption

Depending on the configured TDP, the still in 28 nm produced chip may be used in thin-and-light (12 - 20 Watt range) to standard-sized laptops (35 Watt TDP).

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon R (Stoney / Bristol Ridge) Series
Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) compare 512 @ 0.9 GHz64/128 Bit
Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge) 384 @ 0.8 GHz64/128 Bit
Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) compare 192 @ 0.8 GHz64 Bit
Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) compare 192 @ 0.6 GHz64 Bit
Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) compare 128 @ 0.6 GHz64 Bit
CodenameBristol Ridge
ArchitectureGCN 1.2/2.0
Pipelines384 - unified
Core Speed800 (Boost) MHz
Memory Bus Width64/128 Bit
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_0)
Transistor Count3100 Million
technology28 nm
FeaturesUVD 6, VCE
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement01.06.2016
CPU in Radeon R5 (Bristol Ridge)GPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
AMD A10-9620P4 x 2500 MHz, 15 W? MHz758 MHz
AMD A10-9600P4 x 2400 MHz, 15 W? MHz720 MHz
AMD PRO A8-9600B4 x 2400 MHz, 15 W? MHz720 MHz
min. - max.? MHz720 - 758 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
5.6 pt (6%)
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 +
- 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
10.1  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
12.4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
6.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
9.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
low 1280x720
7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
low 1280x720
31.1  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
10.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Control

Control

2019
low 1280x720
10.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
12.8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Anno 1800

Anno 1800

2019
low 1280x720
12.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Anthem

Anthem

2019
low 1280x720
3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
14.4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
9.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
30.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
10.4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
8.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
8.6  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
9.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

2018
low 1280x720
5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
38.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
38.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
31.1  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
21.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..