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Front view of Radeon R9 290X

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AMD Radeon R9 290X

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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 32,271 vs 7,307 Around 4.5x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much better 3DMark vantage graphics score 42,403.5 vs 3,405.5 Around 12.5x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Much better PassMark score 7,331 vs 699 Around 10.5x better PassMark score
Much better 3DMark06 score 16,167.5 vs 1,037 More than 15.5x better 3DMark06 score
Much higher memory bandwidth 320 GB/s vs 25.6 GB/s Around 12.5x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly higher clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 600 MHz More than 65% higher clock speed
Significantly better floating-point performance 5,632 GFLOPS vs 576 GFLOPS More than 9.8x better floating-point performance
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz vs 1,600 MHz Around 3.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Significantly higher pixel rate 64 GPixel/s vs 4.8 GPixel/s More than 13.2x higher pixel rate
Significantly higher texture rate 176 GTexel/s vs 14.4 GTexel/s Around 12.2x higher texture rate
More memory 4,096 MB vs 1,024 MB 4x more memory
Much better fire strike factor score 73.87 vs 7.19 More than 10.2x better fire strike factor score
Many more render output processors 64 vs 8 56 more render output processors
Many more texture mapping units 176 vs 24 152 more texture mapping units
Many more shading units 2,816 vs 480 2336 more shading units
Many more compute units 44 vs 6 38 more compute units
Higher memory clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 55% higher memory clock speed
Wider memory bus 512 bit vs 128 bit 4x wider memory bus
Front view of Radeon HD 6650M

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AMD Radeon HD 6650M

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Radeon HD 6650M vs the Radeon R9 290X.

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 290X vs HD 6650M

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

Radeon R9 290X
42,403.5
Radeon HD 6650M
3,405.5

3DMark06 Industry standard benchmark that tests DirectX 9 GPU performance

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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