AMD Radeon R9 290 vs ATI FireGL V7600

Comparative analysis of AMD Radeon R9 290 and ATI FireGL V7600 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), 3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon R9 290

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 11 month(s) later
  • Around 58% higher core clock speed: 947 MHz vs 600 MHz
  • 21x more texture fill rate: 151.5 GTexel / s vs 7.2 GTexel / s
  • 10.7x more pipelines: 2560 vs 240
  • 16.8x better floating-point performance: 4,849 gflops vs 288 gflops
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 28 nm vs 80 nm
  • 8x more maximum memory size: 4 GB vs 512 MB
  • 3.1x more memory clock speed: 5000 MHz vs 1600 MHz
  • 13.7x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 8432 vs 616
  • Around 59% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 775 vs 488
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 5 November 2013 vs 6 November 2007
Core clock speed 947 MHz vs 600 MHz
Texture fill rate 151.5 GTexel / s vs 7.2 GTexel / s
Pipelines 2560 vs 240
Floating-point performance 4,849 gflops vs 288 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm vs 80 nm
Maximum memory size 4 GB vs 512 MB
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz vs 1600 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 8432 vs 616
PassMark - G2D Mark 775 vs 488

Reasons to consider the ATI FireGL V7600

  • 2.2x lower typical power consumption: 127 Watt vs 275 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 127 Watt vs 275 Watt

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: AMD Radeon R9 290
GPU 2: ATI FireGL V7600

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
8432
616
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
775
488
Name AMD Radeon R9 290 ATI FireGL V7600
PassMark - G3D Mark 8432 616
PassMark - G2D Mark 775 488
Geekbench - OpenCL 102277
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 89.325
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 1366.314
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 10.035
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 98.765
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 540.645
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 6300
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3711
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3354
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 6300
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3711
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3354
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 3713

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Radeon R9 290 ATI FireGL V7600

Essentials

Architecture GCN 2.0 TeraScale
Code name Hawaii R600
Design AMD Radeon R9 200 Series
Launch date 5 November 2013 6 November 2007
Launch price (MSRP) $399 $999
Place in performance rating 194 191
Type Desktop Workstation

Technical info

Core clock speed 947 MHz 600 MHz
Floating-point performance 4,849 gflops 288 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 80 nm
Pipelines 2560 240
Texture fill rate 151.5 GTexel / s 7.2 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 275 Watt 127 Watt
Transistor count 6,200 million 720 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort 2x DVI, 1x S-Video
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16 PCIe 1.0 x16
Length 275 mm 254 mm
Supplementary power connectors 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin 1x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12 10.0
OpenGL 4.6 3.3
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 4 GB 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 320.0 GB / s 51.2 GB / s
Memory bus width 512 Bit 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz 1600 MHz
Memory type GDDR5 GDDR3

Technologies

HD3D
LiquidVR
TressFX
TrueAudio
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)