AMD Radeon HD 8400 vs NVIDIA GeForce 6100 + nForce 420
Comparison of Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
23 May 2013
11 October 2004
Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420'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 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420 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.
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420: 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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8400
Much newer (23 May 2013 vs 11 October 2004)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 90 nm)
Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6100 + nForce 420
We are unaware of any advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 6100 + nForce 420 over AMD Radeon HD 8400.
So, HD 8400 or 6100 + nForce 420?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon HD 8400 and NVIDIA GeForce 6100 + nForce 420. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that Radeon HD 8400 is a notebook card while GeForce 6100 + nForce 420 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 8400 and GeForce 6100 + nForce 420, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.