GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6790 vs 650 among Desktop GPUs


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


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


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

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Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

AMD Radeon HD 6790 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon HD 6790  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 6790

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 6790

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Significantly better 3DMark06 score 18,630 vs 13,180 More than 40% better 3DMark06 score
Higher memory bandwidth 134.4 GB/s vs 80 GB/s Around 70% higher memory bandwidth
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,344 GFLOPS vs 812.5 GFLOPS More than 65% better floating-point performance
More shading units 800 vs 384 416 more shading units
Wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
Better cloud gate factor score 14.12 vs 13.14 More than 5% better cloud gate factor score
Front view of GeForce GTX 650

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Higher clock speed 1,058 MHz vs 840 MHz More than 25% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz vs 4,200 MHz Around 20% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,050 MHz Around 20% higher memory clock speed
Significantly lower TDP 65W vs 150W 2.3x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 6790 vs GeForce GTX 650

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6790
121.42 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 650
23.48 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6790
12.32 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 650
14.09 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6790
750.42 frames/s
GeForce GTX 650
455.37 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 6790
GeForce GTX 650

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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