NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 OEM vs AMD Radeon HD 7290

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 OEM
AMD Radeon HD 7290

General info

Comparison of GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Kepler
 
Terascale 2
Code name
GK107
 
Zacate
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
24 April 2012
 
1 July 2011

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
384
 
80
Core clock speed
797 MHz
 
280 MHz
Boost Clock
n/d
 
400 MHz
Transistor count
1,270 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
50 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
25.5 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
612.1 gflops
 
n/d

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.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
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Length
145 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

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.
Memory type
DDR3
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
n/d
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
1782 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
28.51 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
n/d
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 
n/d

Technologies

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.
DirectX 11
n/d
 
DirectX 11

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
n/d

Rendering quality tests

GFXBench render quality
4541 −0.1%
 
4546 +0.1%
GFXBench high precision render quality
4541 −0.1%
 
4546 +0.1%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of GeForce GT 640 OEM and Radeon HD 7290. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
23 Mh/s
 
n/d

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

DirectX 11
UVD3
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.

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