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AMD ATI Radeon Chips Comparison Table
Author: Gabriel Torres 1,311,618 views
Type: Tutorials Last Updated: October 8, 2013
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With more and more graphics chips being released every day, it became very complicated for the user who does not follow the video card market to know the differences among all AMD (ATI) graphic chips on the market today. To facilitate knowing and understanding the differences among major AMD (ATI) chips, we have compiled the following table.

It is important to note that beginning in 2007, both AMD (ATI) and NVIDIA started referring to the memory clock of their video cards with the real clock rate used. In the past, manufacturers referred to the memory clocks with double (or quadruple) their real clock rate, because DDR and subsequent technologies (DDR2, GDDR3, etc.) allow the memory chip to transfer two data per clock cycle. So, a video card with a memory chip running at 500 MHz would be referred to as having a 1 GHz memory. We are still referring the memory clocks with the DDR naming convention – i.e., double the real clock rate (quadruple with GDDR5 memory) – on cards with memories based on DDR or subsequent technologies.

In 2010, AMD, which bought ATI in 2006, stopped using the brand, ATI.

Chip Core Clock Turbo Clock Memory Clock Memory Interface Memory Transfer Rate Pixels per clock DirectX PCIe
Radeon 9200 250 MHz - 400 MHz 128-bit 6.4 GB/s 4 8.1 AGP 8x
Radeon 9200 Pro 275 MHz - 550 MHz 128-bit 8.8 GB/s 4 8.1 AGP 8x
Radeon 9200 SE 200 MHz - 333 MHz 64-bit 2.6 GB/s 4 8.1 AGP 8x
Radeon 9250 240 MHz - 400 MHz 128-bit 6.4 GB/s 4 8.1 AGP 8x
Radeon 9250 SE 240 MHz - 400 MHz 64-bit 3.2 GB/s 4 8.1 AGP 8x
Radeon 9500 275 MHz - 540 MHz 128-bit 8.6 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9550 250 MHz - 400 MHz 128-bit 6.4 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9550 SE 250 MHz - 400 MHz 64-bit 3.2 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9500 Pro 275 MHz - 540 MHz 128-bit 8.6 GB/s 8 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9600 325 MHz - 400 MHz 128-bit 6.4 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9600 Pro 400 MHz - 600 MHz 128-bit 9.6 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9600 SE 325 MHz - 400 MHz 64-bit 3.2 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9600 XT 500 MHz - 600 MHz 128-bit 9.6 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9700 275 MHz - 540 MHz 256-bit 17.2 GB/s 8 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9700 Pro 325 MHz - 620 MHz 256-bit 19.8 GB/s 8 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9800 325 MHz - 580 MHz 256-bit 18.56 GB/s 8 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9800 Pro 380 MHz - 680 MHz 256-bit 21.7 GB/s 8 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9800 SE 325 MHz - 500 MHz 128-bit or 256-bit 8 GB/s or 16 GB/s 4 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon 9800 XT 412 MHz - 730 MHz 256-bit 23.3 GB/s 8 9.0 AGP 8x
Radeon X300 SE 325 MHz - 400 MHz 64-bit 3.2 GB/s 4 9.0 1.1
Radeon X300 325 MHz - 400 MHz 128-bit 6.4 GB/s 4 9.0 1.1
Radeon X550 400 MHz - 500 MHz 128-bit or 64-bit 8 GB/s or 4 GB/s 4 9.0 1.1
Radeon X600 Pro 400 MHz - 600 MHz 128-bit 9.6 GB/s 4 9.0 1.1
Radeon X600 XT 500 MHz - 730 MHz 128-bit 11.68 GB/s 4 9.0 1.1
Radeon X700 400 MHz - 600 MHz 128-bit 9.6 GB/s 8 9.0 1.1
Radeon X700 Pro 420 MHz - 864 MHz 128-bit 13.8 GB/s 8 9.0 1.1
Radeon X700 XT 475 MHz - 1.05 GHz 128-bit 16.8 GB/s 8 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 SE * - * * * 8 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 400 MHz - 700 MHz 256-bit 22.4 GB/s 12 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 XL 400 MHz - 1 GHz 256-bit 32 GB/s 16 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 GT 475 MHz - * 128-bit or 256-bit * 8 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 GTO 400 MHz - * 256-bit * 12 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 Pro 475 MHz - 950 MHz 256-bit 30.4 GB/s 12 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 XT 500 MHz - 1 GHz 256-bit 32 GB/s 16 9.0 1.1
Radeon X800 XT PE 520 MHz - 1.12 GHz 256-bit 35.8 GB/s 16 9.0 1.1
Radeon X850 Pro 520 MHz - 1.08 GHz 256-bit 34.56 GB/s 12 9.0 1.1
Radeon X850 XT 520 MHz - 1.08 GHz 256-bit 34.56 GB/s 16 9.0 1.1
Radeon X850 PE 540 MHz - 1.18 GHz 256-bit 37.76 GB/s 16 9.0 1.1
Radeon X1050 * - * * * 4 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1300 HM 450 MHz - 1 GHz 128-bit or 64-bit or 32-bit 16 GB/s or 8 GB/s or 4 GB/s 4 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1300 450 MHz - 500 MHz 128-bit or 64-bit or 32-bit 8 GB/s or 4 GB/s or 2 GB/s 4 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1300 Pro 600 MHz - 800 MHz 128-bit or 64-bit or 32-bit 12.8 GB/s or 6.4 GB/s or 3.2 GB/s 4 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1300 XT 500 MHz - 800 MHz (DDR2) or 1 GHz (GDDR3) 128-bit 12.8 GB/s or 16 GB/s 12 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1550 450 MHz or 550 MHz or 600 MHz - 800 MHz 64-bit or 128-bit 6.4 GB/s or 12.8 GB/s 4 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1600 Pro 500 MHz or 575 MHz - 780 MHz 128-bit 12.48 GB/s 12 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1600 XT 590 MHz - 1.38 GHz 128-bit 22.08 GB/s 12 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1650 Pro 600 MHz - 1.40 GHz 128-bit 22.40 GB/s 12 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1650 XT 575 MHz - 1.35 GHz 128-bit 21.60 GB/s 24 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1800 GTO 500 MHz - 1 GHz 256-bit 32 GB/s 12 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1800 XL 500 MHz - 1 GHz 256-bit 32 GB/s 16 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1800 XT 625 MHz - 1.5 GHz 256-bit 48 GB/s 16 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1900 GT 575 MHz - 1.2 GHz 256-bit 38.4 GB/s 36 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1900 XT 625 MHz - 1.45 GHz 256-bit 46.4 GB/s 48 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1900 XTX 650 MHz - 1.55 GHz 256-bit 49.6 GB/s 48 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1950 GT 500 MHz - 1.2 GHz 256-bit 38.4 GB/s 36 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1950 Pro 575 MHz - 1.38 GHz 256-bit 44.16 GB/s 36 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1950 XT 625 MHz - 1.8 GHz 256-bit 57.6 GB/s 48 9.0c 1.1
Radeon X1950 XTX 650 MHz - 2 GHz 256-bit 64 GB/s 48 9.0c 1.1
Radeon HD 2400 Pro 525 MHz - 800 MHz 64-bit 6.4 GB/s 40 10 1.1
Radeon HD 2400 XT 700 MHz - 1.6 GHz 64-bit 12.8 GB/s 40 10 1.1
Radeon HD 2600 Pro 600 MHz - 800 MHz 128-bit 12.8 GB/s 120 10 1.1
Radeon HD 2600 XT 800 MHz - 1.6 GHz (GDDR3) or 2.2 GHz (GDDR4) 128-bit 25.6 GB/s (GDDR3) or 35.2 GB/s (GDDR4) 120 10 1.1
Radeon HD 2900 GT 600 MHz - 1.6 GHz 256-bit 51.2 GB/s 240 10 1.1
Radeon HD 2900 Pro 600 MHz - 1.85 GHz 512-bit 118.4 GB/s 320 10 1.1
Radeon HD 2900 XT 740 MHz - 1.65 GHz (GDDR3) or 2 GHz (GDDR4) 512-bit 105.6 GB/s (GDDR3) or 128 GB/s (GDDR4) 320 10 1.1
Radeon HD 3450 600 MHz - 1 GHz 64-bit 8 GB/s 40 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 3470 800 MHz - 1.90 GHz 64-bit 15.2 GB/s 40 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 3650 725 MHz - 1 GHZ (DDR2) or 1.6 GHz (GDDR3) 128-bit 16 GB/s (DDR2) or 25.6 GB/s (GDDR3) 120 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 3690 668 MHz - 1,656 MHz 128-bit 26.5 GB/s 120 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 3850 670 MHz - 1.66 GHz 256-bit 53.12 GB/s 320 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 3870 775 MHz - 2.25 GHz 256-bit 72 GB/s 320 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 3870 X2† 825 MHz x2 - 1.8 GHz x2 256-bit x2 57.6 GB/s x2 320 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4350 600 MHz - 1 GHz 64-bit 8 GB/s 80 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4550 800 MHz - 1.6 GHz 64-bit 12.8 GB/s 80 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4650 600 MHz - 1 GHz or 1.4 GHz 128-bit 16 GB/s or 22.4 GB/s 320 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4670 750 MHz - 2 GHz (512 MB) or 1,746 MHz (1 GB) 128-bit 32 GB/s or 27.94 GB/s 320 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4730 750 MHz - 1.8 GHz 128-bit 28.8 GB/s 640 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4770 750 MHz - 3.2 GHz 128-bit 51.2 GB/s 640 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4830 575 MHz - 1.8 GHz 256-bit 57.6 GB/s 640 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4850 625 MHz - 2 GHz 256-bit 64 GB/s 800 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4850 X2† 625 MHz x2 - 2 GHz x2 256-bit x2 64 GB/s x2 800 x2 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4870 750 MHz - 3.6 GHz 256-bit 115.2 GB/s 800 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4870 X2† 750 MHz x2 - 3.6 GHz x2 256-bit x2 115.2 GB/s x2 800 x2 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 4890 850 MHz - 3.9 GHz 256-bit 124.8 GB/s 800 10.1 2.0
Radeon HD 5450 650 MHz - 800 MHz (DDR2) or 1.6 GHz (DDR3) 64-bit 6.4 GB/s (DDR2) or 12.8 GB/s (DDR3) 80 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5550 550 MHz - * 128-bit * 320 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5570 650 MHz - 1.8 GHz 128-bit 28.8 GB/s 400 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5670 775 MHz - 4 GHz 128-bit 64 GB/s 400 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5750 705 MHz - 4.6 GHz 128-bit 73.6 GB/s 720 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5770 850 MHz - 4.8 GHz 128-bit 76.8 GB/s 800 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5830 800 MHz - 4 GHz 256-bit 128 GB/s 1,120 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5850 725 MHz - 4 GHz 256-bit 128 GB/s 1,440 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5870 850 MHz - 4.8 GHz 256-bit 153.6 GB/s 1,600 11 2.0
Radeon HD 5970† 725 MHz x2 - 4 GHz x2 256-bit x2 128 GB/s x2 1,600 x2 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6350 650 MHz - 1.6 GHz 64-bit 12.8 GB/s 80 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6390 550 MHz - * 128-bit * 320 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6450 * - * 64-bit * 160 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6570 650 MHz - 1.8 GHz (DDR3) or 4 GHz (GDDR5) 128-bit 28.8 GB/s (DDR3) or 64 GB/s (GDDR5) 480 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6670 800 MHz - 4 GHz 128-bit 64 GB/s 480 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6750 705 MHz - 4.6 GHz 128-bit 73.6 GB/s 720 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6770 850 MHz - 4.8 GHz 128-bit 76.8 GB/s 800 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6790 840 MHz - 4.2 GHz 256-bit 134.4 GB/s 800 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6850 775 MHz - 4 GHz 256-bit 128 GB/s 960 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6870 900 MHz - 4.2 GHz 256-bit 134.4 GB/s 1,120 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6950 800 MHz - 5 GHz 256-bit 160 GB/s 1,408 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6970 880 MHz - 5.5 GHz 256-bit 176 GB/s 1,536 11 2.0
Radeon HD 6990† 830 MHz or 880 MHz x2 - 5 GHz x2 256-bit x2 160 GB/s x2 1,536 x2 11 2.0
Radeon HD 7730 800 MHz - 4.5 GHz 128-bit 72 GB/s 384 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7750 800 MHz - 4.5 GHz 128-bit 72 GB/s 512 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7770 1 GHz - 4.5 GHz 128-bit 72 GB/s 640 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7790
1 GHz - 6 GHz 128-bit 96 GB/s 896 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7850 860 MHz - 4.8 GHz 256-bit 153.6 GB/s 1,024 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7870 1 GHz - 4.8 GHz 256-bit 153.6 GB/s 1,280 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7950 800 MHz - 5 GHz 384-bit 240 GB/s 1,792 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7970 925 MHz - 5.5 GHz 384-bit 264 GB/s 2,048 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition 1 GHz - 6 GHz 384-bit 288 GB/s 2,048 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 7990† 1 GHz - 6 GHz 384-bit 288 GB/s 2,048 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 8570 730 MHz - 1.8 GHz (DDR3) or 4.6 GHz (GDDR5) 128-bit 28.8 GB/s (DDR3) or 73.6 GB/s (GDDR5) 384 11.1 3.0 x8
Radeon HD 8670 1 GHz - 4.6 GHz 128-bit 73.6 GB/s 384 11.1 3.0 x8
Radeon HD 8950 850 MHz 925 MHz 5 GHz 384-bit 240 GB/s 1,792 11.1 3.0
Radeon HD 8970 1 GHz 1.05 GHz 6 GHz 384-bit 288 GB/s 2,048 11.1 3.0
Radeon R7 240 730 MHz 780 MHz 1.8 GHz (DDR3) or 4.6 GHz (GDDR5) 128-bit 28.8 GB/s (DDR3) or 73.6 GB/s (GDDR5) 320 11.2 3.0
Radeon R7 250 1 GHz 1.05 GHz 1.8 GHz (DDR3) or 4.6 GHz (GDDR5) 128-bit 28.8 GB/s (DDR3) or 73.6 GB/s (GDDR5) 384 11.2 3.0
Radeon R7 260 NA 1 GHz NA 128-bit NA 768 11.2 3.0
Radeon R7 260X 1.05 GHz 1.1 GHz 6.5 GHz 128-bit 104 GB/s 896 11.2 3.0
Radeon R7 270 NA 925 MHz NA 256-bit NA 1,280 11.2 3.0
Radeon R7 270X 1 GHz 1.05 GHz 5.6 GHz 256-bit 179.2 GB/s 1,280 11.2 3.0
Radeon R9 280X 850 MHz 1 GHz 6 GHz 384-bit 288 GB/s 2,048 11.2 3.0
Radeon R9 290 NA 947 MHz 5 GHz 512-bit 320 GB/s 2,560 11.2 3.0
Radeon R9 290X 800 MHz 1 GHz 5 GHz 512-bit 320 GB/s 2,816 11.2 3.0

* AMD/ATI doesn't set a default memory clock for this video card; the specs depend on the video card manufacturer. So, you must be careful when comparing video cards using this chip.

† This video card uses two graphics processors in parallel (CrossFireX mode). The specs published are for just one of the chips.

On video cards from Radeon HD 2400 and HD 2600 series, the video card manufacturer can use a different clock for the memory (usually lower, thus achieving a lower performance compared to the reference model); the clock rates published here are the official ones.

As for the DirectX version, check the table below:

DirectX Shader Model
7.0 No
8.1 1.4
9.0 2.0
9.0c 3.0
10 4.0
10.1 4.1
11 5.0
11.1 5.1
11.2 5.2

For a detailed discussion on the subject, read our DirectX tutorial.

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