Intel HD Graphics 530 vs AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT

General info

Comparison of HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Generation 9.0
 
TeraScale 2
Code name
Skylake GT2
 
Thames
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 September 2015
 
7 January 2013

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
192
 
480
Core clock speed
350 MHz
 
725 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
189 million
 
716 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm+
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
25 Watt
Texture fill rate
27.60
 
17.40
Floating-point performance
403.2 gflops
 
696.0 gflops

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.
Laptop size
no data
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
PCIe 2.0 x16

Memory

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.
Memory type
DDR3L/LPDDR3/LPDDR4
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
64 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
3600 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
57.6 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

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.
Quick Sync
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 530 and Radeon HD 7690M XT, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.4
Vulkan
+
 
-

Benchmark performance

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 4.62
HD 7690M XT 4.66 +0.9%

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%

Passmark

HD Graphics 530 1001
HD 7690M XT 1009 +0.8%

Gaming performance

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

0.9% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (480 vs 192)

So, HD Graphics 530 or HD 7690M XT?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel HD Graphics 530 and AMD Radeon HD 7690M XT. The differences in performance seem too small.
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