AMD Radeon HD 8570M, codenamed “Sun XT”, is a mid-range graphics chip, announced on November 16, 2012. It is part of the GCN (Graphics Core Next) generation, constructed through a 28nm process, and it has 384 Radeon cores, 24 texture cores and 8 raster cores.
All of them operate at 650MHz, but AMD’s Turbo clock functionality can increase the frequency up to 700MHz, based on the laptop’s cooling facilities.
HD 8570M has a 64bit bus and DDR3 memory, and it supports DirectX 11.1 and Shader 5.0.
AMD Radeon HD 8570M (1GB DDR3) - technical specifications
|Generation||GCN (Graphics Core Next)|
|Manufacturing Process||28 nm|
|Core||GCN (Graphics Core Next)|
|Base frequency||650 MHz|
|Memory Frequency||2000 MHz|
|Memory bandwith||16 GB/sec|
|Date of release||16 November 2012|
|Maximum frequency||700 MHz|
|Memory Capacity||1 GB|
|Memory bus||64 bits|
|Supported technologies||DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0, App Acceleration, PowerPlay, PowerTune, ZeroCore, Enduro, Eyefinity, Mantle.|