AMD Radeon HD 6510G2 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 415M
Comparison of Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M architecture, market type and release date.
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
3.0 billion / sec
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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
25.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M.
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.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6510G2 and GeForce GT 415M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
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
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
PureVideo HD VP4
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)
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)
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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