AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE
Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
1 July 2011
21 July 2004
Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE'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 6800 LE'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
2.56 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE 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 6800 LE: 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
22.4 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
HD 6290 138 +26.6%
6800 LE 109
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290
Much newer (1 July 2011 vs 21 July 2004)
Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 130 nm)
Turbo Core 400MHz
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE
Higher memory bandwidth (22.4 vs 12.8 GB/s)
So, HD 6290 or 6800 LE?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6290 and NVIDIA GeForce 6800 LE. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook card while GeForce 6800 LE is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6290 and GeForce 6800 LE, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.