AMD Radeon HD 6930 vs ATI Graphics Ultra Pro PCI

General info

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

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Architecture
TeraScale 3
 
Mach
GPU code name
Cayman
 
Mach32
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Launch date
1 December 2011 (9 years ago)
 
1 January 1993 (28 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
$180
 
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Price now
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$314

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
1280
 
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Core clock speed
750 MHz
 
66 MHz
Number of transistors
2,640 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
700 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
186 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
60.00
 
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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).

Interface
PCIe 2.0 x16
 
PCI
Length
220 mm
 
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Supplementary power connectors
2x 6-pin
 
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Memory

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
GDDR5
 
DRAM
Maximum RAM amount
1 GB
 
1 MB
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
4800 MHz
 
83 MHz
Memory bandwidth
153.6 GB/s
 
664.0 MB/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 VGA
HDMI
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-

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
11.2 (11_0)
 
N/A
Shader Model
5.0
 
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OpenGL
4.4
 
N/A
OpenCL
1.2
 
N/A
Vulkan
N/A
 
N/A

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 1 January 1993)

Wider memory bus (256 vs 64 bit)

Finer manufacturing process technology (40 vs 700 nm)

Advantages of ATI Graphics Ultra Pro PCI

Higher memory bandwidth (664 vs 153.6 GB/s)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 6930 and ATI Graphics Ultra Pro PCI. 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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