AMD Radeon HD 6730M vs AMD Radeon HD 6630M

AMD Radeon HD 6730M

► remove AMD Radeon HD 6730M

  The AMD Radeon HD 6730M (sometimes also called ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6730 or similar) is a fast middle class graphics card for laptops. It supports DirectX11, is the successor of the HD 5730, and features higher clock rates, 80 more shaders, Eyefinity+ and the new UVD3 video decoder. However, it is still produced in 40nm and based on the same Whister chip as the whole 6700M and 6600M series. First informations also suggest, that the HD 6730M is a 6770M with slow DDR3 memory.

The 480 Stream processors should be still based on the "old" 5D architecture similar to the 5000 series. Therefore, the number of shaders is not comparable to the 1D cores of current Nvidia GPUs. The Tessellation performance should be improved (like the desktop 6800 series) with the new cards. The Stream processors can be used with DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1, DirectCompute 11 and OpenCL. With the later two the cores can also be used for general computations like transcoding videos.

The 3D performance should be a bit above the old Radeon HD 5730 due to the larger amount of shaders. Therefore, current and demanding games should run fluently in 1366x768 and medium to high details. Less demanding games like Sims 3 or Fifa 11 should run in high details and resolutions.

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.

Furthermore, the HD 6700M series integrates a HD audio controller to transmit HD Audio (TrueHD or DTS Master Audio) over HDMI and DisplayPort (e.g. for Blu-Ray videos).

The AMD HD3D Technology offers support for Blu-Ray 3D and 3D displays (integrated and external). However, the solution is not as mature as Nvidias 3D Vision.

Thanks to Eyefinity the graphics chip is able to theoretically drive up to 5 monitors simultaneously. However, this only works if the laptop features enough DisplayPort outputs.

The power consumption of the chip should be similar to the Mobility Radeon HD 5730 and therefore suited for 15" laptops and up.

AMD Radeon HD 6630M

► remove AMD Radeon HD 6630M

The AMD Radeon HD 6630M (sometimes also called ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6630 or similar) is a  middle class graphics card for laptops. It supports DirectX11 and is the successor of the low clocked HD 5650 chips (low power). Compared to the HD 5650 it offers 80 more shader, Eyefinity+ and the new UVD3 video decoder.

The 480 Stream processors should be still based on the "old" 5D architecture similar to the 5000 series. Therefore, the number of shaders is not comparable to the 1D cores of current Nvidia GPUs. The Tessellation performance should be improved (like the desktop 6800 series) with the new cards. The Stream processors can be used with DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1, DirectCompute 11 and OpenCL. With the later two the cores can also be used for general computations like transcoding videos.

The 3D performance should is similar to the older Radeon HD 5650 due to the larger amount of shaders. Therefore, current and demanding games should run fluently in 1366x768 and medium to high details. Less demanding games like Sims 3 or Fifa 11 should run in high details and resolutions. Detailed gaming benchmarks can be found below.

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.

Furthermore, the HD 6600M series integrates a HD audio controller to transmit HD Audio (TrueHD or DTS Master Audio) over HDMI and DisplayPort (e.g. for Blu-Ray videos).

The AMD HD3D Technology offers support for Blu-Ray 3D and 3D displays (integrated and external). However, the solution is not as mature as Nvidias 3D Vision.

Thanks to Eyefinity the graphics chip is able to theoretically drive up to 5 monitors simultaneously. However, this only works if the laptop features enough DisplayPort outputs.

The power consumption of the chip should be similar to the low clocked Mobility Radeon HD 5650 chips and therefore suited for 14" laptops and up.

AMD Radeon HD 6730MAMD Radeon HD 6630M
ManufacturerAMDAMD
Radeon HD 6600M/6700M Series
Radeon HD 6770M (compare) 480 @ 675 / 725 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Radeon HD 6750M (compare) 480 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Radeon HD 6730M 480 @ 725 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Radeon HD 6650M (compare) 480 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Radeon HD 6630M 480 @ 485 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Radeon HD 6770M (compare) 480 @ 675 / 725 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Radeon HD 6750M (compare) 480 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Radeon HD 6730M 480 @ 725 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
Radeon HD 6650M (compare) 480 @ 600 MHz128 Bit @ 900 MHz
Radeon HD 6630M 480 @ 485 MHz128 Bit @ 800 MHz
CodenameWhistler-XTWhistler-LP
ArchitectureTerascale 2Terascale 2
480 - 480 -
Core725 MHz485 MHz
Memory800 MHz800 MHz
Bus128 Bit128 Bit
MemoryDDR3DDR3
nono
DirectXDirectX 11, 5.0DirectX 11, 5.0
Technology40 nm40 nm
Size
Introduced04.01.2011 04.01.2011
Manufacturerhttp://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/...http://www.amd.com/us/products/notebook/...

3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
1269 points (4%)
min: 968     avg: 999.8     median: 990 (3%)     max: 1050 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
1141 points (2%)
min: 861     avg: 887.4     median: 877 (2%)     max: 927 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
P Result 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
23075 Points (12%)
min: 12392     avg: 16866.6     median: 16385 (9%)     max: 20557 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
15492 Points (33%)
min: 11187     avg: 12640.1     median: 12528 (27%)     max: 13513 Points
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
+ AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
12.6 fps (6%)
min: 10.3     avg: 10.6     median: 10.7 (5%)     max: 10.9 fps
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Siemens NX 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Tcvis 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
SolidWorks 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Maya 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Maya 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Lightwave 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Ensight 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Ensight 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Catia 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Catia 1920x1080 + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Windows 7 Experience Index - Gaming graphics
6.8 points (86%)
min: 6.4     avg: 6.6     median: 6.7 (85%)     max: 6.7 points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Graphics
6.8 points (86%)
min: 4.7     avg: 6     median: 6.7 (85%)     max: 6.7 points
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
Shading 32Bit + AMD Radeon HD 6630M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon HD 6730M
OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon HD 6630M

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 6730M → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 6630M → 76%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
33  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
21  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
16  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
8  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1280x720
Radeon HD 6630M:
43  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
38  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
18  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
74  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
28  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
18  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
10  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1280x720
Radeon HD 6630M:
42 58.9 ~ 50 fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
29 35.8 ~ 32 fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
19 20.1 ~ 20 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
10  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
155  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
64  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
38  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
20  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
28 40.6 ~ 34 fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
19 25.2 ~ 22 fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
16 23.5 ~ 20 fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
high 1360x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
66  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
35  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
Radeon HD 6630M:
59  fps
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
37  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
20  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
13  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
66.7 94 ~ 80 fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
31 31.3 35.9 ~ 33 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
14 14 ~ 14 fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
134.8 fps  fps
73%
Radeon HD 6630M:
78 89.5 127 ~ 98 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
62.9 fps  fps
107%
Radeon HD 6630M:
47 51.4 103 ~ 67 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
41.6 fps  fps
91%
Radeon HD 6630M:
35 36.3 42 ~ 38 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
15.7 fps  fps
83%
Radeon HD 6630M:
13 13 ~ 13 fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
23  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
56.3 fps  fps
91%
Radeon HD 6630M:
50.1 51.1 51.9 fps 52.4 ~ 51 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
38.6 fps  fps
85%
Radeon HD 6630M:
29.6 33.9 fps 34 35 ~ 33 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
28 fps  fps
89%
Radeon HD 6630M:
23.2 24.8 fps 25.5 26.1 ~ 25 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
11.6 fps  fps
78%
Radeon HD 6630M:
8.9 8.9 ~ 9 fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Total War: Shogun 2

Total War: Shogun 2

2011
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
83.9 149 ~ 116 fps
med. 1280x720
Radeon HD 6630M:
24.3 25.2 ~ 25 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
9.1  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
110.3 fps  fps
63%
Radeon HD 6630M:
59 78.7 fps ~ 69 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
69.9 fps  fps
73%
Radeon HD 6630M:
47 51 55.9 fps ~ 51 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
48.3 fps  fps
83%
Radeon HD 6630M:
38 40.1 fps 43 ~ 40 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
25.7 fps  fps
86%
Radeon HD 6630M:
22  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Fifa 11

Fifa 11

2010
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
345.4  fps
68%
Radeon HD 6630M:
228.3 fps 238.7 ~ 234 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
245.1  fps
60%
Radeon HD 6630M:
134.5 158 fps ~ 146 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
111  fps
82%
Radeon HD 6630M:
73.2 87 fps 112.8 ~ 91 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
57.3  fps
99%
Radeon HD 6630M:
57  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
69.1  fps
75%
Radeon HD 6630M:
49.6 54.5 ~ 52 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
55.1  fps
71%
Radeon HD 6630M:
37.3 39.1 40 ~ 39 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
46.3  fps
69%
Radeon HD 6630M:
29.2 30.6 34.1 34.1 ~ 32 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
28.1  fps
73%
Radeon HD 6630M:
20.4  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
228.4 fps  fps
60%
Radeon HD 6630M:
94 130.2 133.5 146 fps 183 ~ 137 fps
med. 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
46.4 fps  fps
101%
Radeon HD 6630M:
39 42.7 44.3 fps 45.6 46 61.4 ~ 47 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
28.6 fps  fps
119%
Radeon HD 6630M:
27 28.7 29.7 fps 30.4 40 47.8 ~ 34 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
18.2 fps  fps
99%
Radeon HD 6630M:
17 19.2 ~ 18 fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Just Cause 2

Just Cause 2

2010
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
9.2  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
66  fps
73%
Radeon HD 6630M:
47.4 48.2 ~ 48 fps
med. 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
31.7  fps
82%
Radeon HD 6630M:
25.4 26.4 ~ 26 fps
high 1600x900
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
17  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
5.7  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
71  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
50  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
67 fps  fps
84%
Radeon HD 6630M:
52.2 52.4 62 ~ 56 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
51.1 fps  fps
82%
Radeon HD 6630M:
39 40.7 40.9 47 ~ 42 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
35 fps  fps
86%
Radeon HD 6630M:
27.9 28.2 31.8 32 ~ 30 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
17.1 fps  fps
82%
Radeon HD 6630M:
13.9 15 ~ 14 fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
137.2  fps
62%
Radeon HD 6630M:
84.6  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
51.2  fps
79%
Radeon HD 6630M:
40.3  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
41.3  fps
79%
Radeon HD 6630M:
32.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
27  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Risen

Risen

2009
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
75.5  fps
75%
Radeon HD 6630M:
51.6 63.1 ~ 57 fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
43.9  fps
75%
Radeon HD 6630M:
26.6 31.3 36.2 37.5 ~ 33 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
30.7  fps
75%
Radeon HD 6630M:
19.6 22.1 24.4 24.8 ~ 23 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
21.4  fps
82%
Radeon HD 6630M:
17.6  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Resident Evil 5

Resident Evil 5

2009
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
119.9  fps
78%
Radeon HD 6630M:
88.1 99.4 ~ 94 fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
54.1  fps
79%
Radeon HD 6630M:
42.4 42.8 ~ 43 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
29.8  fps
82%
Radeon HD 6630M:
24.4  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Need for Speed Shift

Need for Speed Shift

2009
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
54  fps
65%
Radeon HD 6630M:
27.6 32.9 44.6 ~ 35 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
35.7  fps
78%
Radeon HD 6630M:
21.7 30 33.5 ~ 28 fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 6730M:
22.1  fps
Radeon HD 6730M:
»
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Colin McRae: DIRT 2

Colin McRae: DIRT 2

2009
low 800x600
Radeon HD 6630M:
60.5 80 ~ 70 fps
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
52.2 57.2 ~ 55 fps
high 1360x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
28.2 33.4 ~ 31 fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Anno 1404

Anno 1404

2009
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
136.7  fps
ultra 1280x1024
Radeon HD 6630M:
30.6  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Sims 3

Sims 3

2009
high 1280x1024
Radeon HD 6630M:
42  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
Radeon HD 6630M:
101 131.1 ~ 116 fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
46 51.2 ~ 49 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
16.7  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Trackmania Nations Forever

Trackmania Nations Forever

2008
low 640x480
Radeon HD 6630M:
173  fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
50.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
21.4  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Supreme Commander - FA Bench

Supreme Commander - FA Bench

2007
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
51.9  fps
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
43.3  fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
34.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
16.8  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Crysis - GPU Benchmark

Crysis - GPU Benchmark

2007
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
41.3  fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
28.7 30.6 ~ 30 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
7.8 8.1 ~ 8 fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
Crysis - CPU Benchmark

Crysis - CPU Benchmark

2007
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
38.9  fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
24.2 25.7 ~ 25 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
7.2 7.5 ~ 7 fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
World in Conflict - Benchmark

World in Conflict - Benchmark

2007
low 800x600
Radeon HD 6630M:
112  fps
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
50  fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
34  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 6630M:
12  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»
World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

2005
low 800x600
Radeon HD 6630M:
160.7  fps
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 6630M:
132  fps
high 1280x1024
Radeon HD 6630M:
43.4  fps
Radeon HD 6630M:
»

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Average Gaming AMD Radeon HD 6630M → 80%

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