AMD Radeon HD 8310G vs HD 6490

AMD Radeon HD 8310G
AMD Radeon HD 6490

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
n/d
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
Trinity
 
Redwood
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
23 May 2013
 
4 July 2011

Technical specs

Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490'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 8310G and Radeon HD 6490's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
128
 
320
Core clock speed
424 MHz
 
550 MHz
Boost Clock
554 MHz
 
n/d
Transistor count
n/d
 
627 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
n/d
 
39 Watt
Texture fill rate
n/d
 
8.8 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
352.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490 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). 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.
Interface
n/d
 
PCIe 2.0 x16
Length
n/d
 
165 mm
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490: 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
 
DDR2
Maximum RAM amount
n/d
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
1000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
16 GB / s
Shared memory
+
 
n/d

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490.
Display Connectors
n/d
 
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA

API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
n/d
 
4.4

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8310G

Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 4 July 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (32 vs 40 nm)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6490

More pipelines (320 vs 128)

So, HD 8310G or HD 6490?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 8310G and AMD Radeon HD 6490. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 8310G is a notebook card while Radeon HD 6490 is a desktop one.
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