AMD Radeon HD 6510G2 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M

AMD Radeon HD 6510G2
NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Fermi
Code name
n/d
 
N11P-GV
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
14 June 2011
 
3 September 2010

Technical specs

Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M'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 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
400
 
48
CUDA cores
n/d
 
48
Core clock speed
n/d
 
1000 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
585 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
12 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
3.0 billion / sec
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
96 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M 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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
medium sized
Interface
n/d
 
PCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M: 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
n/d
 
(G)DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
512 MB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
25.6 GB / s
Shared memory
-
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Blu-Ray
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
DirectX 11
n/d
 
DirectX 11
DirectCompute
n/d
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD 6510G2 0.08
GT 415M 0.14 +75%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD 6510G2 1015 +167.8%
GT 415M 379

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6510G2

Somewhat newer (14 June 2011 vs 3 September 2010)
More pipelines (400 vs 48)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M

75% faster (about 2 times) in synthetic tests
Optimus Support
PureVideo HD VP4
Blu-Ray 3D
Bitstream HD Audio
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
DirectCompute
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
OpenGL 4.0
DirectX 11
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)

So, HD 6510G2 or GT 415M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M.
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