Intel HD Graphics 400 vs Apple M1 GPU

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

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Architecture
Generation 8.0
 
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GPU code name
Braswell GT1
 
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Market segment
Desktop
 
Laptop
Launch date
1 April 2015 (6 years ago)
 
10 November 2020 (less than a year ago)
Price now
$143
 
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Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
96
 
8
Core clock speed
320 MHz
 
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Boost clock speed
640 MHz
 
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Number of transistors
189 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
5 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
6 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
7.680
 
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Floating-point performance
134.4 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 400 and Apple M1 GPU compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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.

Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
DDR3L
 
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Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
 
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Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

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API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
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Shader Model
5.1
 
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OpenGL
4.3
 
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OpenCL
2.0
 
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Vulkan
1.1.80
 
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Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 400

More pipelines (96 vs 8)

Advantages of Apple M1 GPU

Much newer (10 November 2020 vs 1 April 2015)

Finer manufacturing process technology (5 vs 14 nm)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel HD Graphics 400 and Apple M1 GPU. We've got no test results to judge.

Be aware that HD Graphics 400 is a desktop card while Apple M1 GPU is a notebook one.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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