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AMD R-200 Series

Radeon R5 220

The Radeon R5 220 is clocked at 650 MHz.

It has an SPU performance of 26.

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AMD Radeon R5 220

help iconCore Speed650 MHzhelp iconTransistor Size40nm
help iconArchitectureTerascale Cedar PROhelp iconTexture Mapping Units8
help iconSLI/Crossfire Supportnohelp iconTexture Rate5.2 GTexel/s
help iconIntegratednohelp iconRender Output Units4
help iconRelease Date21 Dec 2013help iconPixel Rate2.6 GPixel/s
help iconRequired Power19Whelp iconDirectX11
help iconMemory1024MBhelp iconShader Model5.0
help iconMemory Speed533MHzhelp iconOpen GL Version4.1
help iconMemory Bus64 Bithelp iconMax Resolution2560x1600
help iconMemory TypeDDR3help iconHDMI Connections1
help iconSPUs80help iconDVI Connections1
help iconSPU Performance26help iconVGA Connections1

Radeon R5 220 compatibility review

Overall, the AMD Radeon R5 220 has poor performance. This should be expected only from older dedicated graphics cards, so this graphics card should definitely be avoided if building a system to power modern applications and games. This graphics card is now over 6 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. The driver support for the AMD Radeon R5 220 is now fairly poor, so don't count on any new game optimizations. You may also encounter more and more graphical oddities as newer games are released.

At this performance level you would be better off getting a CPU with an integrated GPU, because a dedicated graphics card like the AMD Radeon R5 220 would not be worth the extra investment, and an integrated solution would be much cheaper, produce less heat, and require less power. We would recommend an Intel Iris GPU on one of the latest Intel Haswell processors, such as the Iris Pro Graphics 5200 Desktop, or one of AMD's latest APU Family graphics solutions such as the Radeon HD 8670D.

With an effective SPU count of 26, the AMD Radeon R5 220 processes shading and special graphical effects fairly poorly. The GPU is not too power-hungry at 19 Watts, however.

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Radeon R5 220 Predicted Frames per second

Game name Frames per second
Minecraft 28
Mafia 2 32
Assassins Creed 60
Assassins Creed 2 60
Medium FPS

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