AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs HD 8310G

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G architecture, market type and release date.
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Architecture
TeraScale 2
 
TeraScale 3
Code name
Cedar
 
Trinity
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
4 December 2011
 
23 May 2013

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G'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 Radeon HD 8310G's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
80
 
128
Core clock speed
650 MHz
 
424 MHz
Boost Clock
400 MHz
 
554 MHz
Transistor count
292 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
32 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
19 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
5.200
 
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Floating-point performance
104 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. 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 Radeon HD 8310G: 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.
Memory type
GDDR3
 
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Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
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Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
1600 MHz
 
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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 Radeon HD 8310G. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G. 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 Radeon HD 8310G, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.4
 
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Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6290

DirectX 11
UVD3
Turbo Core 400MHz

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310G

43.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 4 December 2011)
More pipelines (128 vs 80)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 40 nm)

So, HD 6290 or HD 8310G?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon HD 8310G.
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