NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition vs AMD Radeon HD 6290
Comparison of GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
8 November 2013
1 July 2011
GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290'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
102.0 GTexel / s
5.2 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290 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 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290: 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
160.0 GB / s
12.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290, 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 GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition
Much newer (8 November 2013 vs 1 July 2011)
More pipelines (1536 vs 80)
Higher memory bandwidth (160 vs 12.8 GB/s)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290
Less power hungry (19 vs 122 watts)
Turbo Core 400MHz
So, GTX 780M Mac Edition or HD 6290?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and AMD Radeon HD 6290. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition is a desktop card while Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.