AMD RADEON R5 430

dell r5 245The AMD Radeon R5 430 is an OEM graphics solution for entry level machines. This card is not sold in retail channels however we have seen the AMD Radeon R5 430 for sale on Ebay and other used hardware sites. Typically used cards are sold by OEM branding such as HP R5 430, Lenovo R5 430,  MSI R5 430 and Dell R5 430.

  • AMD  Oland
  • PCI Express 3.0 x8
  • 28nm FinFET
  • 90 mm²
  • 6 GCN cores
  • 384 cores
  • 24 TMUs
  • 8 ROPs
  • 1024MB or 2048MB GDDR3 or GDDR5
  • 64-bit memory
  • 2048×1536 maximum VGA resolution
  • 2560×1440 maximum DVI/HDMI resolution
  • 730 MHz GPU clock
  • 599 GFLOPS
  • DX12
  • OpenGL 4.4
  • Mantle 1.0
  • Vulcan 1.0
  • DVI, VGA, HDMI
  • 50W TDP

The AMD Radeon R5 430 is a basic DX12 card with feature level 11.2, Generally older games that run on the original Xbox/PS2 will run the best at 1920×1080. More recent games may run to slow for FullHD.

The main advantage of the GPU is to take the load off the integrated graphics. Depending on the integrated graphics the R5 430 can be as much as 200% more powerful. With 6 GCN cores the R5 430 can manage 599 GFLOPS.

Lower cost versions of the R5 430 use GDDR3 and better versions use GDDR5. We have seen this card in Dell desktop machines.

GAMES

Generally older games will work OK on the R5 430. If a given game is running poorly try 1280×720 which can boost framerates compared to playing at 1920×1080.

The R5 430 can handle games from the Xbox / PS2 period generally. See the page on system requirements for better background information.

DX12

The Radeon R5 430 has enough CGN cores to easily handle the requirements of Windows 10.