AMD Radeon R5 M230M, codenamed “Sun”, is a mid-range graphics chip, announced in early Q1 of 2014. It is part of the GCN (Graphics Core Next) generation, constructed through a 28nm process, and it has 320 Radeon cores, 20 texture cores and 8 raster cores. All of them operate at 850MHz.
R5 M230M has a 64bit bus and DDR3 memory, and it supports technologies such as DirectX 11.2, Pixel Shader 5.0, OpenCL 1.2, OpenGL 4.3, App Acceleration, PowerPlay, PowerTune, ZeroCore, Enduro, Eyefinity and Mantle. Memory bandwidth goes up to 16GB/sec.
AMD Radeon R5 M230 (2GB DDR3) - technical specifications
|Generation||GCN (Graphics Core Next)|
|Manufacturing Process||28 nm|
|Base frequency||855 MHz|
|Memory Frequency||1800 MHz|
|Memory bandwith||16 GB/sec|
|Date of release||01 July 2014|
|Memory Capacity||2 GB|
|Memory bus||64 bits|
|Supported technologies||DirectX 11.2, Pixel Shader 5.0, OpenCL 1.2, OpenGL 4.3, App Acceleration, PowerPlay, PowerTune, ZeroCore, Enduro, Eyefinity, Mantle.|