Radeon HD 8240 IGP vs Radeon HD 6290

Radeon HD 8240 IGP
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 1 Nov 2013
Radeon HD 8240 IGP
Radeon HD 6290
Memory: 1024Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 4 Dec 2011
Radeon HD 6290


Reasons to consider Radeon HD 8240 IGP

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 6290

Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications

No clear winner declared

We have no data to declare a winner at this time.


Core Configuration

Radeon HD 8240 IGPRadeon HD 6290
GPU NameKalindi (Kalindi LP)vsCedar (Cedar LE)
Fab Process28 nmvs40 nm
Die Size110 mm²vs59 mm²
Transistors1,178 millionvs292 million
Compute Units2vs2
Core clock400 MHzvs650 MHz

Memory Configuration

Radeon HD 8240 IGPRadeon HD 6290
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR3
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs64 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs800 MHz
1600 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs1024 Mb

Additional details

Radeon HD 8240 IGPRadeon HD 6290
TDP15 wattsvs19 watts
Release Date1 Nov 2013vs4 Dec 2011

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon HD 8240 IGP
    1.60 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 6290
    2.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon HD 8240 IGP
    3.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 6290
    5.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon HD 8240 IGP
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 6290
    12.80 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon HD 8240 IGP
    102.40 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 6290
    104.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better