GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6290 vs 1050 among all GPUs


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


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Performance per Watt

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Noise and Power

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Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6290

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AMD Radeon HD 6290

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Lower TDP 19W vs 75W 3.9x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 1050

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050

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Much higher clock speed 1,354 MHz vs 650 MHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Significantly better PassMark score 4,443 vs 136 Around 32.8x better PassMark score
Much higher effective memory clock speed 7,008 MHz vs 1,600 MHz Around 4.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 46.56 GPixel/s vs 2.6 GPixel/s Around 18x higher pixel rate
Higher memory bandwidth 112.1 GB/s vs 12.8 GB/s More than 8.8x higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 1,862 GFLOPS vs 104 GFLOPS Around 18x better floating-point performance
Significantly more render output processors 32 vs 4 28 more render output processors
Much higher memory clock speed 1,752 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 2.2x higher memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 58.2 GTexel/s vs 5.2 GTexel/s Around 11.2x higher texture rate
Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Significantly better PassMark direct compute score 2,863 vs 43 More than 66.5x better PassMark direct compute score
More shading units 640 vs 80 560 more shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 8 32 more texture mapping units
Slightly better T-Rex score 3,357.16 vs 963.66 Around 3.5x better T-Rex score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6290 vs GeForce GTX 1050

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

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

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