AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs NVIDIA GP102

AMD Radeon HD 6290
NVIDIA GP102

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and GP102 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
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Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Pascal
Code name
Zacate
 
GP102
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
1 July 2011
 
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Technical specs

Radeon HD 6290 and GP102'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 GP102's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
80
 
3840
Core clock speed
280 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
400 MHz
 
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Transistor count
292 million
 
11,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
16 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
19 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
5.2 GTexel / s
 
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Floating-point performance
104 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6290 and GP102 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
 
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Supplementary power connectors
None
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6290 and GP102: 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 GP102.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GP102. 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 GP102, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.4
 
4.6

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290

DirectX 11
UVD3
Turbo Core 400MHz

Advantages of NVIDIA GP102

More pipelines (3840 vs 80)
Finer manufacturing process technology (16 vs 40 nm)

So, HD 6290 or GP102?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6290 and NVIDIA GP102. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook card while GP102 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6290 and GP102, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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