ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730
The ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5730 is a mobile performance class graphic card for laptops with native DirectX 11 support. Despite the name, the HD chip does not stem from the desktop HD 5700 series but is just a faster Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with 400 shader cores. Compared to the Mobility HD 5750, the 5730 has no GDDR5 support, but a higher core speed.
As the other HD 5600/5700 cards, the HD 5730 offers Avivo HD for HD video acceleration, 8-channel HD audio output over HDMI 1.3, Eyefinity for up to 6 monitors (if the laptop features DisplayPorts) and Direct Compute 11 support.
The performance should be a bit better than a GeForce GTS 250M in the middle-performance class. This means all modern games (of 2009) should run fluently on this graphics card in medium to high detail settings with lower resolution settings (e.g. 1366x768).
Compared to desktop graphics cards, the HD 5730 should be similar to a Radeon 5570 (except the desktop version uses faster GDDR5).
|Mobility Radeon HD 5600/5700 Series|
|Pipelines||400 - unified|
|Core Speed||650 MHz|
|Memory Speed||800 MHz|
|Memory Bus Width||128 Bit|
|Memory Type||DDR3, GDDR3|
|API||DirectX 11, Shader 5.0|
|Power Consumption||26 Watt|
|Notebook Size||medium sized|
|Date of Announcement||07.01.2010|
|Link to Manufacturer Page||http://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/...|
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