Intel HD Graphics 2500: specs and benchmarks

Intel HD Graphics 2500

Summary

Intel started HD Graphics 2500 sales 1 April 2012. This is Ivy Bridge architecture notebook card based on 22 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 1.0 x16 interface.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 2.04 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of HD Graphics 2500's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Ivy Bridge
 
Code name
Ivy Bridge GT1
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 April 2012
 

Technical specs

HD Graphics 2500's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of HD Graphics 2500's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
6
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
650 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
Transistor count
392 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
of 12
Texture fill rate
1.150
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
13.8 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 2500's 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.
Laptop size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 2500: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
System Shared
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
+
 

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 2500, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.0
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 2500. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
2.00
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
41608.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
2604.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
294.50
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
318.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
350.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
1930.50
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
280.26
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
300
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good HD Graphics 2500 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.01
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
95.16
At recommended settings
86.45
New games support
38
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
13.80
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
20.10
 
medium / 768p
10.90
 
high / 768p
7.10
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
79.50
 
medium / 768p
37.50
 
high / 768p
19.30
 
ultra / 1080p
11.70
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
50.80
 
medium / 768p
20.90
 
high / 768p
12.00
 
ultra / 1080p
3.00
 
World of Warcraft (2005)
low / 600p
104.00
 
medium / 768p
29.00
 

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