Intel HD Graphics 530 vs AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
Comparison of HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT architecture, market type and release date.
HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT'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 and Radeon HD 7690M XT's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
25.2 GTexel / s
17.4 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT 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.
PCIe 3.0 x1
PCIe 2.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT: 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.
DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
64 / 128 Bit
Memory clock speed
57.6 GB / s
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD Graphics 530 1.79
HD 7690M XT 2.01 +12.3%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
HD Graphics 530 1362 +1.2%
HD 7690M XT 1346
3DMark Vantage Performance
HD Graphics 530 6831
HD 7690M XT 7055 +3.3%
HD Graphics 530 1001
HD 7690M XT 1009 +0.8%
Let's see how good HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 530
Much newer (1 September 2015 vs 7 January 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 25 watts)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT
12.3% faster in synthetic tests
Wider memory bus (128 vs 64 bit)
More pipelines (480 vs 24)
So, HD Graphics 530 or HD 7690M XT?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT.
Should you still have questions on choice between HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.