NVIDIA GeForce 920MX vs Intel HD Graphics 620

NVIDIA GeForce 920MX
Intel HD Graphics 620

General info

Comparison of GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Maxwell
 
Generation 9.5
Code name
GM108
 
Kaby Lake GT2
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
25 March 2016
 
30 August 2016

Technical specs

GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
256
 
24
Core clock speed
965 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
993 MHz
 
1050 MHz
Transistor count
n/d
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
16 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
28.22 GTexel / s
 
25.2 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
602.1 gflops
 
403.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Bus support
PCI Express 3.0
 
n/d
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x1
Supplementary power connectors
None
 
n/d

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR3, GDDR5
 
DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
32 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64 / 128 Bit
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
 
n/d
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB / s
 
n/d
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
+
 
-
GPU Boost
2.0
 
n/d
GameWorks
+
 
-
Optimus
+
 
-
GameWorks
+
 
-
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
+
 
-
CUDA
+
 
-
Quick Sync
n/d
 
+
Verde Drivers
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (11_0)
 
12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL
4.5
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

920MX 5.58 +14.8%
HD Graphics 620 4.86

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

920MX 110110 +39.3%
HD Graphics 620 79067

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

920MX 9114 +18%
HD Graphics 620 7725

3DMark Fire Strike Score

920MX 1337 +55.8%
HD Graphics 620 858

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

920MX 1448 +55%
HD Graphics 620 934

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

920MX 1835 +21.6%
HD Graphics 620 1509

3DMark Vantage Performance

920MX 7408 +27.7%
HD Graphics 620 5803

Passmark

920MX 1074 +14.9%
HD Graphics 620 935

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 920MX

14.8% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (256 vs 24)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
GameWorks
3D Vision / 3DTV Play

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 620

Somewhat newer (30 August 2016 vs 25 March 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 16 watts)
QuickSync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

So, 920MX or HD Graphics 620?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce 920MX.
Should you still have questions on choice between GeForce 920MX and HD Graphics 620, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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