Intel HD Graphics 530: specs and benchmarks

Intel HD Graphics 530

Summary

Intel started HD Graphics 530 sales 1 September 2015. This is Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake) architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x1 interface. Power consumption is at 15 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 5.78 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of HD Graphics 530's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake)
 
Code name
Skylake GT2
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 September 2015
 

Technical specs

HD Graphics 530'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 530's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
350 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
Transistor count
189 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
25.20
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
403.2 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 530'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.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 530: 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
DDR3L/LPDDR3/LPDDR4
 
Maximum RAM amount
64 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
+
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 530.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 530, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_1)
 
Vulkan
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 530. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
5.65
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
80241.50
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
7500.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
878.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
935.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1362.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
6831.00
 
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
1040.98
 
 
Passmark
1001.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score
870
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good HD Graphics 530 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
0.10
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
13.00
 
medium / 1080p
6.00
 
Fortnite (2018)
low / 720p
45.00
 
medium / 1080p
19.50
 
Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)
low / 720p
14.00
 
Ark Survival Evolved (2017)
medium / 1080p
4.10
 
Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)
low / 720p
13.40
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
15.80
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
16.30
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
low / 720p
28.90
 
medium / 1080p
12.40
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
29.70
 
medium / 768p
18.30
 
high / 1080p
7.50
 
Civilization VI (2016)
low / 768p
18.90
 
medium / 768p
7.10
 
Dishonored 2 (2016)
low / 720p
12.10
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
16.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
45.10
 
medium / 768p
31.00
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
16.00
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
17.10
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
15.90
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
16.30
 
Dota 2 (2015)
low / 720p
75.60
 
medium / 768p
50.80
 
high / 1080p
23.20
 
ultra / 1080p
19.90
 
4k / 2160p
7.20
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
12.80
 
medium / 768p
8.90
 
high / 1080p
5.30
 
ultra / 1080p
3.20
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
22.00
 
medium / 768p
15.65
 
high / 1080p
7.90
 
ultra / 1080p
5.80
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
153.30
 
medium / 768p
52.90
 
high / 1080p
26.60
 
ultra / 1080p
19.30
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
42.70
 
medium / 768p
29.90
 
high / 768p
20.40
 
ultra / 1080p
6.20
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
32.00
 
medium / 768p
20.50
 
high / 768p
13.25
 
ultra / 1080p
5.10
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
69.40
 
medium / 768p
44.80
 
high / 768p
29.90
 
ultra / 1080p
12.85
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
106.70
 
medium / 768p
71.70
 
high / 768p
60.00
 
ultra / 1080p
35.30
 

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