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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 8550G + HD 8750M Dual GeForce 710M
Red Dead Redemption 2 873% 1159%
Cyberpunk 2077 1236% 1629%
Doom Eternal 736% 982%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 873% 1159%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 500% 676%
Halo: Reach 209% 300%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1236% 1629%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 1236% 1629%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1386% 1824%
Need For Speed Heat 873% 1159%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 8550G + HD 8750M Dual are noticeably better than the Nvidia GeForce 710M.

The GeForce 710M has a 55 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 8550G, but the HD 8550G has 24 more Texture Mapping Units than the GeForce 710M. As a result, the HD 8550G exhibits a 16.4 GTexel/s better Texture Fill Rate than the GeForce 710M. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GeForce 710M has a 55 MHz higher core clock speed than the HD 8550G, but the HD 8550G has 8 more Render Output Units than the GeForce 710M. As a result, the HD 8550G exhibits a 5.3 GPixel/s better Pixel Fill Rate than the GeForce 710M. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The HD 8550G was released less than a year after the GeForce 710M, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The HD 8550G has 1024 MB more video memory than the GeForce 710M, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the HD 8550G also has superior memory performance overall.

The HD 8550G has 11.2 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the GeForce 710M, which means that the memory performance of the HD 8550G is slightly better than the GeForce 710M.

The Radeon HD 8550G + HD 8750M Dual has 640 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 710M has 96. However, the actual shader performance of the HD 8550G is 392 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce 710M is 149. The HD 8550G having 243 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the HD 8550G delivers a slightly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GeForce 710M.

The GeForce 710M transistor size technology is 4 nm (nanometers) smaller than the HD 8550G. This means that the GeForce 710M is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the HD 8550G.

The Radeon HD 8550G + HD 8750M Dual requires 50 Watts to run and the GeForce 710M requires 15 Watts. The HD 8550G requires 35 Watts more than the GeForce 710M to run. The difference is significant enough that the HD 8550G may have a slight adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the GeForce 710M.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed720 MHzvs775 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureDevastator / Mars PROFermi GF117-N14M-GL
OC Potential None vs Poor
Driver Support Poor vs Poor
Release Date01 Aug 2013vs09 Jan 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs1024 MB
Memory Speed800 MHzvs900 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth25.6GB/secvs14.4GB/sec
L2 Cache 4352 KB green tick vs 128 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units640vs96
Actual Shader Performance19%vs7%
Texture Mapping Units40vs16
Texture Rate28.8 GTexel/svs12.4 GTexel/s
Render Output Units16vs8
Pixel Rate11.5 GPixel/svs6.2 GPixel/s

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs0
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections0vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power50 Wattsvs15 Watts
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GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.4vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesyes

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorAMD APU A8-5550M Quad-CorevsIntel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz
Recommended RAM4 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1366x768

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewCombination of Integrated Radeon HD 8550G with Dedicated Radeon HD 8750M using Assymetric Crossfire. Overview
GeForce 710M is a entry-level Mobile Graphics Card based on the second revision of the Fermi Architecture.

The Fermi Architecture is manufactured with a 40nm Technology and uses a technique known as Hot Clocking: The Shaders are clocked twice as fast as the Central Unit. While this leads to a reasonable performance boost, it causes enormous amounts of energy dissipation, leading, ultimately, to a significantly higher operating temperature.
Fermi is also the first GPU architecture with fully cached memory access which increases memory performance.

It equips a GPU Codenamed GF117-N14M-GL which has 2 Stream Multiprocessors activated and thus offers 96 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 775MHz. Additionally, GF117 is built using a 28nm technology.

The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of DDR3, through a 64-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is exaggerated and no way benefits the GPU. The Memory Clock Operates at 900MHz.

DirectX 11.0 Support (11.0 Hardware Default) and support for Optimus, 3D Vision Surround, PhysX, Realtime Raytracing and other technologies

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 15W, it is suited for small laptops.

GeForce GT 710M is essentially a fast GeForce GT 620M.
Gaming benchmarks indicate its performance is slightly below the older GeForce GT 540M.

System Suggestions
We recommend a modest processor (Intel Core i3 Mobile) and 4GB of RAM for a system with GeForce 710M.
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