AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs Intel GMA 600

AMD Radeon HD 6290
Intel GMA 600

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
PowerVR SGX535
Code name
Zacate
 
Lincroft
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
1 July 2011
 
4 May 2010

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
80
 
n/d
Core clock speed
280 MHz
 
400 MHz
Boost Clock
400 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
292 million
 
140 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
45 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
19 Watt
 
n/d
Texture fill rate
5.2 GTexel / s
 
n/d
Floating-point performance
104 gflops
 
n/d

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.
Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

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
1 GB
 
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Memory bandwidth
12.8 GB / s
 
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Shared memory
+
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
 
No outputs

Technologies

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.
DirectX 11
DirectX 11
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GMA 600, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
10.1
OpenGL
4.4
 
ES 2.0

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290

Much newer (1 July 2011 vs 4 May 2010)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 45 nm)
DirectX 11
UVD3
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.

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