AMD Radeon HD 6690G2 vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile

Price now 301$
Games supported 99%
GTX 980 SLI Mobile
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed 1126
  • Max video memory 2x 8192 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 3500
  • Maximum resolution
HD 6690G2
Radeon HD 6690G2
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now no data
Games supported 40%

General info

GPU architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters compared.

Place in performance ranking86not rated
Value for money71.17no data
ArchitectureMaxwell (2014−2018)Terascale 2 (2009−2015)
GPU code nameN16E-GXX SLIno data
Market segmentLaptopLaptop
Release date22 September 2015 (7 years old)14 June 2011 (11 years old)
Current price$301 no data
Value for money

Performance to price ratio. The higher, the better.

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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores4096880
Core clock speed1126 MHzno data
Boost clock speed1228 MHzno data
Number of transistors10400 Millionno data
Manufacturing process technology28 nm40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)330 Wattno data

Size and compatibility

Information on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Radeon HD 6690G2 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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.

Laptop sizelargemedium sized
SLI options+no data


Parameters of VRAM installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Integrated GPUs have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory typeGDDR5no data
Maximum RAM amount2x 8 GBno data
Memory bus width256 Bitno data
Memory clock speed3500 MHzno data
Shared memory--

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

G-SYNC support+no data

API support

List of supported graphics and general-purpose computing APIs, including their specific versions.

CUDA+no data

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 22 September 2015 14 June 2011
Pipelines / CUDA cores 4096 880
Chip lithography 28 nm 40 nm

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