NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE vs AMD Radeon RX 5600M

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE
AMD Radeon RX 5600M

General info

Comparison of GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Curie
 
Navi / RDNA
Code name
NV40
 
Navi 10
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
21 July 2004
 
7 January 2020

Technical specs

GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
no data
 
2304
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
no data
Boost Clock
no data
 
1265 MHz
Transistor count
222 million
 
10,300 million
Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
 
7 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
150 Watt
Texture fill rate
2.4 GTexel / s
 
224.6 GTexel / s

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
no data
 
medium sized
Interface
AGP 8x
 
PCIe 4.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
1x Molex
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
128 MB
 
6 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
192 Bit
Memory clock speed
700 MHz
 
12000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
22.4 GB / s
 
336.0 GB / s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
HDMI 2.0b
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce 6800 LE and Radeon RX 5600M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0c (9_3)
 
DirectX 12, Shader 6.4
OpenGL
2.1
 
4.6

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE

Wider memory bus (256 vs 192 bit)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX 5600M

Much newer (7 January 2020 vs 21 July 2004)
Higher memory bandwidth (336 vs 22.4 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 130 nm)
DisplayPort 1.4 w/DFSC
HDMI 2.0b
Radeon Media Engine (H.264 4K150 decode, 4K90 encode / H.265 4K90 decode, 4K60 encode / VP9 4K90 decode)

So, 6800 LE or RX 5600M?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE and AMD Radeon RX 5600M. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce 6800 LE is a desktop card while Radeon RX 5600M is a notebook one.
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