AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs NVIDIA GeForce 6100
Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
1 July 2011
11 October 2004
Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100'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 GeForce 6100'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100 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
Supplementary power connectors
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100: 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
12.8 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
HD 6290 138 +557.1%
GeForce 6100 21
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290
Much newer (1 July 2011 vs 11 October 2004)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 90 nm)
Turbo Core 400MHz
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6100
We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6100 over AMD Radeon HD 6290.
So, HD 6290 or 6100?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6290 and NVIDIA GeForce 6100. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook card while GeForce 6100 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6100, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.