AMD Radeon HD 7610M vs AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT

AMD Radeon HD 7610M

► remove AMD Radeon HD 7610M

The AMD Radeon HD 7610M (sometimes also called AMD Radeon HD 7610M) is a low-end middle class graphics card for laptops in 2011. It is based on the same chip as the Radeon HD 6630M but features only 5 SIMD blocks and therefore just 400 shader units. Furthermore, the clock rate is reduced to 450 MHz. It is still built in 40nm and supports DirectX 11.

The 400 Stream processors are still based on the 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 is slightly below the old Radeon HD 6530M due to the slow clock rate and the 400 shaders. Therefore, demanding games of 2011 like Battlefield 3 or Anno 2070 are running fluently only in low detail settings. Games with less demanding 3D engines like CoD MW3 should also run in high details.

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 7600M 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.

AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT

► remove AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT

The AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT is a fast middle-class graphics card for laptops in 2011. It is at heart a renamed Radeon HD 6770M. Therefore, the GPU is still built in 40nm with DirectX11 support. The Radeon HD 7690M (without the XT addition, is the renamed 6750M and offers as a GDDR5 variant lower clock rates or slower DDR3 graphics memory).

The integrated 480 Stream processors are still based on the 5D architecture found in the Radeon 5000 series. Therefore, the number of shaders is not comparable to the 1D cores of current Nvidia GPUs. General Tessellation performance of the Radeon HD 7690M card should be comparable to the desktop 6800 series. The Stream processors can be used with DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.1, DirectCompute 11 and OpenCL. The latter two features enable the AMD core to transcode videos and perform general computations.

The 3D performance of the HD 7690M XT is slightly better than the GeForce GT 555M and is therefore positioned in the upper middle class as of 2011. Demanding games like Anno 2070 or Skyrim can only be played in medium detail settings and lower resolutions. Even more demanding games, such as Battlefield 3, may only run fluently in low detail settings. Older games like Call of Duty: Black Ops are playable with all settings maxed.

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 AMD graphics card.

Furthermore, the HD 7600M series integrates an 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). This solution, however, is not as mature as Nvidia's 3D Vision in terms of drivers and general software support.

Thanks to Eyefinity, the HD 7690M is able to theoretically drive up to 5 monitors simultaneously. Note that this would only work if the laptop features enough DisplayPort outputs to begin with.

The power consumption of the HD 7690M should be similar to the Mobility Radeon HD 5770 and is therefore usually found in 15-inch or larger notebooks with more powerful cooling solutions.

AMD Radeon HD 7610MAMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
ManufacturerAMDAMD
Radeon HD 7600M Series
Radeon HD 7690M XT 480 @ 0.73 GHz128 Bit @ 3600 MHz
Radeon HD 7690M compare 480 @ 0.6 - 0.73 GHz128 Bit @ 3600/1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics compare 862 @ 0.69 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics compare 736 @ 0.66 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics compare 736 @ 0.66 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7670M compare 480 @ 0.6 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7650M compare 480 @ 0.45 - 0.55 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7630M compare 480 @ 0.45 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics compare 656 @ 0.66 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7610M 400 @ 0.45 GHz128 Bit @ 1600 MHz
Radeon HD 7690M XT 480 @ 0.73 GHz128 Bit @ 3600 MHz
Radeon HD 7690M compare 480 @ 0.6 - 0.73 GHz128 Bit @ 3600/1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7660G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics compare 862 @ 0.69 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics compare 736 @ 0.66 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7520G + HD 7670M Dual Graphics compare 736 @ 0.66 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7670M compare 480 @ 0.6 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7650M compare 480 @ 0.45 - 0.55 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7630M compare 480 @ 0.45 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7640G + HD 7610M Dual Graphics compare 656 @ 0.66 GHz128 Bit @ 1800 MHz
Radeon HD 7610M 400 @ 0.45 GHz128 Bit @ 1600 MHz
CodenameThames-LEThames XTX
ArchitectureTerascale 2Terascale 2
Cores400 - unified480 - unified
Core450 MHz725 MHz
Memory1600 MHz3600 MHz
Bus128 Bit128 Bit
MemoryDDR3GDDR5
Shared Memorynono
DirectXDirectX 11, 5.0DirectX 11, 5.0
Technology40 nm40 nm
Size1/31/3
Introduced07.01.2012 07.06.2011
Transistors716 Million
Manufacturerhttp://www.amd.com/de/products/notebook/...

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
5.2 pt (6%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
4475 Points (6%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
5242 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
592 Points (2%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
605 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
60849 Points (8%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 846     avg: 858     median: 849 (2%)     max: 880 Points
min: 1517     avg: 1551     median: 1550.5 (4%)     max: 1584 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 744     avg: 757     median: 749 (1%)     max: 778 Points
1346 Points (2%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon HD 7610M
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon HD 7610M
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
3DMark 03 - 3DMark 03 - Standard
min: 18793     avg: 19126     median: 19207 (10%)     max: 19377 Points
3DMark 05 - 3DMark 05 - Standard
min: 12361     avg: 12505     median: 12530 (18%)     max: 12623 Points
17545 Points (26%)
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 7610M
3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
min: 9.4     avg: 10.5     median: 10.5 (2%)     max: 11.5 fps
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 Gaming graphics
6.7 Points (85%)
min: 6.6     avg: 6.7     median: 6.7 (84%)     max: 6.7 Points
Windows 7 Experience Index - Win7 Graphics
6.7 Points (85%)
min: 6.6     avg: 6.7     median: 6.7 (84%)     max: 6.7 Points
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon HD 7610M
Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon HD 7610M
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 7610M → 100% n=10

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT → 150% n=10

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

low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
43  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
35  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
27  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
7  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
33  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
28  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
12  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
7  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
34  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
19  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
5  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
45  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
36  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
15  fps
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
92  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
38  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
17  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
15  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
12  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
3  fps
GRID 2

GRID 2

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
89  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
44  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
30  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
13  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
28  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
19  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
4  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
53  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
25  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
21  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
6  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
60  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
27  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
17  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
6  fps
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
68  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
35  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
20  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
103  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
38  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
27  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
17  fps
Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3

2012
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
33  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
19  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
12  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
29  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
22  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
5  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
38  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
23  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
4  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
75  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
38  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
18  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
12  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
52  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
41  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
37  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
20  fps
Fifa 13

Fifa 13

2012
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
224  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
113  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
87  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
50  fps
F1 2012

F1 2012

2012
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
57  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
53  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
43  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
16  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
176  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
99  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
70  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
38  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
64  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
44  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
38  fps
ultra 1920x1080
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
24  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
57 60 ~ 59 fps
high 1366x768
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
36 42.8 ~ 39 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
27 30.2 ~ 29 fps
Alan Wake

Alan Wake

2012
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
24.9  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
15.6  fps
Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic

2011
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
46.9  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
24  fps
Anno 2070

Anno 2070

2011
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
65.9  fps
156%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
97.6 109 ~ 103 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
26  fps
169%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
41.3 46 ~ 44 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
16.8  fps
167%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
27.4 28 ~ 28 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
15  fps
low 1280x720
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
40  fps
168%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
63.2 70 ~ 67 fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
27  fps
166%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
44.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
17  fps
176%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
30  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
18  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
122.6  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
52.7  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
32  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
29.9  fps
164%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
49  fps
med. 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
19  fps
179%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
34  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
14.6  fps
192%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
28  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
10  fps
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

2011
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
221.6  fps
137%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
303  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
104.2  fps
149%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
154.9  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
67  fps
157%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
105.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
55.6  fps
F1 2011

F1 2011

2011
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
86  fps
107%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
92  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
52  fps
119%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
62  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
32  fps
116%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
37  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
35  fps
371%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
102.7 157 ~ 130 fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
30  fps
153%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
43.4 48 ~ 46 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
22  fps
Dirt 3

Dirt 3

2011
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
113.5  fps
92%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
104.2  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
44.4  fps
142%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
63.2  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
30.3  fps
159%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
48.2  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
39  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
27  fps
high 1600x900
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
17  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
13  fps
Crysis 2

Crysis 2

2011
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
49.9  fps
176%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
88  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
33.5  fps
161%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
54  fps
high 1366x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
24.1  fps
183%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
44  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
17  fps
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
82.2  fps
109%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
90  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
51.8  fps
153%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
79  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
41.9  fps
162%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
68  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
45  fps
Civilization 5

Civilization 5

2010
low 1024x768
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
63  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
17  fps
Mafia 2

Mafia 2

2010
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
48.1  fps
med. 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
39  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
33  fps
low 1024x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
172.8  fps
med. 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
37.9  fps
high 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
25.9  fps
low 800x600
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
52.6  fps
219%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
115  fps
med. 1360x768
100%
Radeon HD 7610M:
28.8  fps
163%
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
47  fps
high 1600x900
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
25  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
9  fps
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto

2008
med. 1024x768
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
64  fps
high 1280x1024
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
47  fps
Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2

2008
low 640x480
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
166  fps
high 1024x768
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
69  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon HD 7690M XT:
27  fps

Average Gaming AMD Radeon HD 7610M → 100%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 100%

Average Gaming AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT → 163%

Average Gaming 30-70 fps → 157%

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