AMD Radeon HD 6930 vs NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
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TeraScale 3
GPU code name
Market segment
Launch date
1 December 2011 (9 years ago)
18 January 2006 (15 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
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Price now
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
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Core clock speed
750 MHz
450 MHz
Number of transistors
2,640 million
112 million
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
90 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
186 Watt
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Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
1,920.0 gflops
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on 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).

PCIe 2.0 x16
PCIe 1.0 x16
220 mm
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin


Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
128 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
4800 MHz
668 MHz
Memory bandwidth
153.6 GB/s
5.344 GB/s

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 2x mini-DisplayPort
1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

11.2 (11_0)
9.0c (9_3)
Shader Model

Competitors of Radeon HD 6930 from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 6930 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1050.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 6930:

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6930

Much newer (1 December 2011 vs 18 January 2006)

Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)

Higher memory bandwidth (153.6 vs 5.344 GB/s)

Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 90 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS

We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS over AMD Radeon HD 6930.

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6930 and NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS. We've got no test results to judge.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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AMD Radeon HD 6930
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