AMD Radeon HD 6290 vs HD 8310G
Comparison of Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
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.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI
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.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
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
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.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6290 and Radeon HD 8310G, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.