NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450 vs AMD Radeon HD 6290
Comparison of Quadro FX 3450 and Radeon HD 6290 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
28 July 2005
1 July 2011
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro FX 3450 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 Quadro FX 3450 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
5.1 GTexel / s
5.2 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro FX 3450 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 1.0 x16
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro FX 3450 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
32.0 GB / s
12.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro FX 3450 and Radeon HD 6290.
2x DVI, 1x S-Video
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Quadro FX 3450 and Radeon HD 6290. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Quadro FX 3450 and Radeon HD 6290, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Quadro FX 3450 and Radeon HD 6290. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
FX 3450 148 +7.2%
HD 6290 138
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450
Higher memory bandwidth (32 vs 12.8 GB/s)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290
Much newer (1 July 2011 vs 28 July 2005)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 130 nm)
Less power hungry (19 vs 83 watts)
Turbo Core 400MHz
So, Quadro FX 3450 or HD 6290?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450 and AMD Radeon HD 6290. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro FX 3450 is a workstation card while Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro FX 3450 and Radeon HD 6290, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.