GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8490 vs 1030 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

6.4

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GT 1030 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GT 1030  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon HD 8490

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon HD 8490

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the AMD Radeon HD 8490 vs the Nvidia GeForce GT 1030.

Front view of GeForce GT 1030

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Nvidia GeForce GT 1030

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,227 MHz vs 875 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 6,008 MHz vs 1,800 MHz More than 3.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Better PassMark score 2,256 vs 382 Around 6x better PassMark score
Slightly more memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory bandwidth 48.06 GB/s vs 14.4 GB/s More than 3.2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better fire strike factor score 27.03 vs 4.53 Around 6x better fire strike factor score
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,127 GFLOPS vs 280 GFLOPS More than 4x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,502 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed
Higher texture rate 35.23 GTexel/s vs 7 GTexel/s More than 5x higher texture rate
Slightly higher pixel rate 11.74 GPixel/s vs 3.5 GPixel/s More than 3.2x higher pixel rate
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,617 vs 237 More than 6.8x better PassMark direct compute score
Better ocean surface simulation score 417.91 frames/s vs 126.59 frames/s More than 3.2x better ocean surface simulation score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon HD 8490 vs GeForce GT 1030

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8490
13.08 mHash/s
GeForce GT 1030
139.49 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8490
2.02 mPixels/s
GeForce GT 1030
48 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8490
126.59 frames/s
GeForce GT 1030
417.91 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8490
1,776.24
GeForce GT 1030
3,360.26

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon HD 8490
1,074.06
GeForce GT 1030
3,714.14

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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