AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs Intel GMA 600
Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
4 December 2011
4 May 2010
Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600'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
5.2 GTexel / s
1.6 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600 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
PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600: 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
12.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290
Much newer (4 December 2011 vs 4 May 2010)
More pipelines (80 vs 32)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 45 nm)
Turbo Core 400MHz
Advantages of Intel GMA 600
We are unaware of any advantages of Intel GMA 600 over AMD Radeon HD 6290.
So, HD 6290 or GMA 600?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6290 and Intel GMA 600. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook card while GMA 600 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.