GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6290 vs 840M among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 840M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 840M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Front view of GeForce 840M

Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6290

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6290

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Slightly lower TDP 19W vs 33W More than 40% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce 840M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,029 MHz vs 650 MHz Around 60% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 10,332 vs 1,513 More than 6.8x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 6,627 vs 414 More than 16x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 2,338 vs 179 More than 13x better 3DMark06 score
Slightly better PassMark score 879 vs 136 Around 6.5x better PassMark score
Slightly more shading units 384 vs 80 304 more shading units
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Better PassMark direct compute score 726 vs 43 Around 17x better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6290 vs GeForce 840M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

3DMark 11 Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 11 GPU performance

3DMark Vantage Graphics Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 10 GPU performance

3DMark06 Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 9 GPU performance

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce 840M
3,359.62

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce 840M
1,855.62

PassMark Direct Compute Measures performance of general-purpose computing using Microsoft DirectCompute

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