AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs Opal
Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and Opal architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
4 December 2011
Radeon HD 6290 and Opal'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 Opal'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 Opal 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 Opal: 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 Opal.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and Opal. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and Opal, sometimes including their particular versions.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290
Turbo Core 400MHz
Advantages of AMD Opal
More pipelines (384 vs 80)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 40 nm)
So, HD 6290 or Opal?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6290 and AMD Opal. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 6290 is a notebook card while Opal is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6290 and Opal, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.