NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 OEM vs AMD Radeon HD 7290
Comparison of GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
24 April 2012
1 July 2011
GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
25.5 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290 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.
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
28.51 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Rendering quality tests
GFXBench render quality
GFXBench high precision render quality
Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 OEM
Somewhat newer (24 April 2012 vs 1 July 2011)
More pipelines (384 vs 80)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7290
Turbo Core 400MHz
So, GT 640 OEM or HD 7290?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 OEM and AMD Radeon HD 7290. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GT 640 OEM is a desktop card while Radeon HD 7290 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.