AMD Radeon HD 8730M, codenamed “Lombok”, is a mid-range graphics chip, announced in early Q2 of 2012. It is part of the GCN (Graphics Core Next) generation, constructed through a 28nm process, and it has 384 Radeon cores.
All of them operate at 650MHz, but AMD’s Turbo clock functionality can increase the frequency by a potential7-8%, up to 700MHz, based on the laptop’s cooling facilities.
HD 8730M has a 128bit bus and its own DDR3 memory. It supports DirectX 11.1, Pixel Shader 5.0,
OpenCL 1.1 and OpenGL 4.2. Memory bandwidth goes up to 32GB/sec.
AMD Radeon HD 8730M (2GB DDR3) - technical specifications
|Manufacturing Process||28 nm|
|Base frequency||650 MHz|
|Memory Frequency||2000 MHz|
|Memory bandwith||32.0 GB/sec|
|Date of release||16 November 2012|
|Maximum frequency||700 MHz|
|Memory Capacity||2 GB|
|Memory bus||128 bits|
|Supported technologies||DirectX 11.1, Pixel Shader 5.0, OpenCL 1.1, OpenGL 4.2.|