NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition vs AMD Radeon HD 6290

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition
AMD Radeon HD 6290

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Kepler
 
Terascale 2
Code name
GK104
 
Zacate
Type
Desktop
 
Laptop
Release date
8 November 2013
 
1 July 2011

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
1536
 
80
Core clock speed
771 MHz
 
280 MHz
Boost Clock
797 MHz
 
400 MHz
Transistor count
3,540 million
 
292 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
122 Watt
 
19 Watt
Texture fill rate
102.0 GTexel / s
 
5.2 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
2,448 gflops
 
104 gflops

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.
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

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.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
n/d
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
n/d
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB / s
 
12.8 GB / s
Shared memory
n/d
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI

Technologies

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.
DirectX 11
n/d
 
DirectX 11

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4

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 GTX 780M Mac Edition and Radeon HD 6290. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
127 Mh/s
 
n/d

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)
DirectX 11
UVD3
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.
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