AMD Radeon HD 6310
The ATI Radeon HD 6310 is NOT a separate graphics component or a chip. It is part of the AMD’s Zacate processor which AMD calls APU or the Accelerated Processing Unit. Accelerated Processing unit is formed by the fusion of the Processor and the graphics unit.
The AMD Radeon HD 6310 UVD3 video processor.
The UVD3 video decoder makes possible the decoding of HD videos . The UDV3 decoder can decode two MPEG2, H.264 and VC-1 in parallel. It also supports decoding of DivX, Xvid and MPEG4 Part 2.
The HD6310 does not has the dedicated graphics memory which leads to somewhat inferior performance. The memory is shared with the Processor. Its performance should be comparable to the Intel HD graphics.
Several gaming bechmarks have been performed on the AMD Radeon HD 6310. We present here a snapshot of the gaming performance of the Radeon HD 6310
– Dawn of War II – (Low quality at 1024 x 768) – 20.4 fps
– The Call of Duty 4 – is playable in medium details – 61 fps has been reported at 800 x 600 resolution
– Dragon Age Origins (Low quality at 1024 x 768) – 24.4 fps
– Quake Wars has been reported at 20.4 fps in normal 1024 quality, and therefor should be playable well in lower quality setting.
– Left 4 Dead 2 is playable in medium details at 1366×768 resolution.
– Bio Shock 2 (Low quality at 1024 x 768) – 20.7 fps
The performance of the AMD Radeon HD 6310 has been found to be superior to that of the Intel HD graphics, which are part of the Intel core i3 and core i5 processor. If you are looking for a low price notebook which can play some of these games at acceptable quality, you may like to check put some of the notebooks powered by the AMD’s E-350 Zacate processor. The AMD Radeon HD 6310 is a part of the Zacate E-350.