Intel HD Graphics 520 technical specs and benchmarks

Intel HD Graphics 520

Summary

This is a Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake) architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 4.74 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of HD Graphics 520's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake)
 
Code name
Skylake GT2
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

HD Graphics 520'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 520's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 520: 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/DDR4
 
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
+
 

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 520, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 520. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
4.74
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
75601.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
6731.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
753.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
804.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1299.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
5722.00
 
 
Passmark
831.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good HD Graphics 520 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
0.03
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
low / 720p
10.00
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
6.60
 
medium / 1080p
2.90
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
12.40
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
23.20
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
30.10
 
medium / 768p
15.70
 
high / 1080p
7.30
 
ultra / 1080p
6.50
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
27.90
 
medium / 768p
10.00
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
12.90
 
medium / 768p
7.40
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
21.30
 
medium / 768p
17.30
 
high / 1080p
9.90
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
15.00
 
medium / 1080p
7.00
 
high / 1080p
6.00
 
ultra / 1080p
4.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
34.60
 
medium / 768p
24.90
 
high / 1080p
15.25
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
14.75
 
medium / 768p
9.60
 
high / 1080p
5.30
 
ultra / 1080p
9.30
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
20.45
 
medium / 768p
11.40
 
high / 1080p
5.00
 
ultra / 1080p
3.70
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
33.10
 
medium / 768p
23.90
 
high / 1080p
8.50
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
16.20
 
medium / 1080p
5.60
 
high / 1080p
2.90
 
Dota 2 (2015)
medium / 768p
48.30
 
high / 1080p
25.80
 
ultra / 1080p
22.40
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
13.60
 
medium / 768p
9.10
 
GTA V (2015)
low / 768p
34.50
 
medium / 768p
28.30
 
high / 1080p
6.95
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
10.80
 
medium / 768p
16.70
 
high / 1080p
6.20
 
ultra / 1080p
3.80
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
31.95
 
medium / 768p
19.70
 
high / 1080p
11.60
 
ultra / 1080p
9.10
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
11.85
 
medium / 768p
6.90
 
high / 1080p
3.80
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
164.80
 
medium / 768p
46.70
 
high / 1080p
21.80
 
ultra / 1080p
13.45
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
33.40
 
medium / 768p
24.80
 
high / 768p
15.95
 
ultra / 1080p
5.00
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
21.00
 
medium / 768p
15.00
 
high / 768p
11.10
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
115.10
 
medium / 768p
76.90
 
high / 768p
56.40
 
ultra / 1080p
29.90
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
81.20
 
medium / 768p
52.85
 
high / 768p
43.30
 
ultra / 1080p
25.75
 
World of Warcraft (2005)
low / 600p
94.00
 
medium / 768p
94.00
 
high / 1024p
25.20
 
ultra / 1080p
11.60
 

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