AMD Radeon HD 6450
Released April, 2011
The Pros:Delivers surprising performance when overclocked. Low-profile design is ideal for HTPC builds. Very good value, especially if you intend to overclock.
The Cons:Only offers a small step up from modern integrated chipsets at stock clock speeds.
The AMD Radeon HD 6450 video card is an entry level card designed to offer an upgrade from an integrated graphics chip, and discrete cards beyond a couple years old, for a very affordable price. Featuring AMD App Acceleration technology the HD 6450 boosts the processing speed of everyday applications and improves the quality capabilities of video.
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An expanded workspace utilizing multiple monitors can be achieved using AMD's Eyefinity Technology, allowing for concurrent programs to be in full view and manipulable. DirectX 11 technology offers new levels of detail and realism not offered through most integrated graphic processing units. The low price tag is, however, proportionate to performance, as the 6450 is not boasting any exciting computer gaming capabilities as other higher-end GPUs do.
- 625-750 MHz engine clock
- 512MB-1GB DDR3/GDDR5 memory
- 533-800 MHz DDR3 or 800-900 MHz GDDR5 memory clock
- 8.5-12.8 GB/s or 25.6-28.8 GB/s memory bandwidth
- 200-240 GFLOPS Single Precision compute power
- TeraScale 2 Unified Processing Architecture
- GDDR5/DDR3 memory interface
- PCI Express 2.1 x 16 bus interface
- Integrated HD audio controller
- AMD PowerPlay power management technology
User Reviews (1)
Delivers surprising performance when overclocked.
Low-profile design is ideal for HTPC builds.
Very good value, especially if you intend to overclock.
Very low power consumption even at max load.
Can handle some modern games (Crysis, Modern Warfare 2) on very low settings with playable frame rates.
Significant upgrade from last year's HD 5450.
Only offers a small step up from modern integrated chipsets at stock clock speeds.
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