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Radeon vs nvidia

I am no good at disiphering how good a video card is.

how does the

AMD Radeon HD 7690M

compare to the

NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

which is better and by how much?
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  1. Best answer
    Radeon HD 7690M is better - and by a very nice amount.
    HD 7690M is better compared to GT 555M performance.
  2. Well as of now its like Comparing Chickens to Cows. Since Kepler Mobile chips are barely discussed and if at all being produced for mobile laptops. So right now i am sure the 7690 is better. The Gt 540 is slower than a GT 430. But i with All respect choose NVIDIA over AMD just because NVIDIA is a good company, They want to improve and create new. AMD is also respected by me for their CPU's. I have no experience with their Video cards except when ATI was long ago ATI
  3. Like i said i really suck at comparing cards i dont know what to judge by. I would of guessed that the nvidia 540 was better do to much higher shader and memory speed. can you please tell me why the radeon hd 7690 is the better of the cards and if it will play bf3 and skyrim as well as diablo 3 at decent performance at medium graphics?

    Manufacturer AMD

    Radeon HD 7690M 480@725MHz

    Codename Thames XT
    Pipelines 480 - unified
    Core Speed * 725 MHz
    Shader Speed * 725 MHz
    Memory Speed * 900 MHz
    Memory Bus Width 128 Bit
    Memory Type DDR3,GDDR5
    Shared Memory no
    DirectX DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
    Transistors 716 Million
    technology 40 nm
    Notebook Size medium sized
    Date of Announcement 07.06.2011

    Manufacturer NVIDIA

    GeForce GT 550M 96@740MHz

    Codename N12P-GS
    Pipelines 96 - unified
    Core Speed * 672 MHz
    Shader Speed * 1344 MHz
    Memory Speed * 900 MHz
    Memory Bus Width 128 Bit
    Memory Type GDDR5, DDR3
    Max. Amount of Memory 1536 MB
    Shared Memory no
    DirectX DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
    Current Consumption 35 Watt
    technology 40 nm
    Features Optimus Support, PureVideo HD VP4, 3D Vision, 3DTV Play, Bitstream HD Audio, CUDA, DirectCompute, OpenCL, OpenGL 4.0, DirectX 11
    Notebook Size large
    Date of Announcement 06.01.2011
  4. im trying to find which is the better buy

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230132

    Your dv6zqe series or for 625$

    Color dark umber edit
    Operating system Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edit
    Processor AMD Quad-Core A6-3420M Accelerated Processor (2.4GHz/1.5GHz, 4MB L2 Cache) edit
    Graphics card 1GB AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7690M GDDR5 Discrete Graphics(TM) [HDMI, VGA] edit
    Memory FREE UPGRADE to 6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm) edit
    Hard drive FREE UPGRADE to 640GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive with HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection edit
    Office software Microsoft(R) Office Starter: reduced-functionality Word/Excel(R) only, No PowerPoint(R)/Outlook(R) edit
    Security software No additional security software edit
    Primary battery 6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery (standard) edit
    Display 15.6" High Def LED HP Brightview (1366x768) edit
    Primary optical drive SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support edit
    Personalization HP TrueVision HD Webcam with Integrated Digital Microphone and HP SimplePass Fingerprint Reader edit
    Networking 802.11b/g/n WLAN edit
    Keyboard Standard Keyboard with numeric keypad edit
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