NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra vs AMD Radeon HD 8310G

NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra
AMD Radeon HD 8310G

General info

Comparison of GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
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Architecture
Curie
 
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Code name
NV45
 
Trinity
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
26 July 2004
 
23 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
$499
 
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Technical specs

GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G'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 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
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128
Core clock speed
425 MHz
 
424 MHz
Boost Clock
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554 MHz
Transistor count
222 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
130 nm
 
32 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
81 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
6.4 GTexel / s
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G 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.
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
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Length
197 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
1x 6-pin
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G: 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
GDDR3
 
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Maximum RAM amount
256 MB
 
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Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
1100 MHz
 
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Memory bandwidth
35.2 GB / s
 
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Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
 
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce 6800 Ultra and Radeon HD 8310G, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
9.0c (9_3)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
2.1
 
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Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra over AMD Radeon HD 8310G.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310G

Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 26 July 2004)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 130 nm)

So, 6800 Ultra or HD 8310G?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce 6800 Ultra and AMD Radeon HD 8310G. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce 6800 Ultra is a desktop card while Radeon HD 8310G is a notebook one.
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