AMD Radeon HD 8310G vs HD 6490
Comparison of Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
23 May 2013
4 July 2011
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.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
8.8 GTexel / s
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.
PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
16 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490.
1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
APIs supported by Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
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.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 8310G and Radeon HD 6490, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.