NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 vs AMD Radeon HD 8310G
Comparison of Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
4 October 2007
23 May 2013
Launch price (MSRP)
Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G'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
3.67 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G 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
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G: 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
6.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G.
APIs supported by Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Advantages of NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290
We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 over AMD Radeon HD 8310G.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310G
Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 4 October 2007)
More pipelines (128 vs 16)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 80 nm)
So, Quadro NVS 290 or HD 8310G?
Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA Quadro NVS 290 and AMD Radeon HD 8310G. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Quadro NVS 290 is a workstation card while Radeon HD 8310G is a notebook one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Quadro NVS 290 and Radeon HD 8310G, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.