Intel HD Graphics 5600 vs HD Graphics 4400

Intel HD Graphics 5600
Intel HD Graphics 4400

General info

Comparison of HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Gen. 8 Broadwell
 
Gen. 7.5 Haswell
Code name
Broadwell GT2
 
Haswell GT2
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
2 June 2015
 
5 June 2013

Technical specs

HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400'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 5600 and HD Graphics 4400's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
20
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
200 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
 
1100 MHz
Transistor count
1,300 million
 
392 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
22 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
20 Watt
Texture fill rate
25.2 GTexel / s
 
23 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
no data
 
46 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400 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 2.0 x1
 
PCIe 1.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400: 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 bus width
64 / 128 Bit
 
64 / 128 Bit
Shared memory
+
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1)
 
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.4
 
4.3

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD Graphics 5600 0.41
HD Graphics 4400 0.41

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

HD Graphics 5600 7757 +56.6%
HD Graphics 4400 4953

3DMark Fire Strike Score

HD Graphics 5600 944 +79.8%
HD Graphics 4400 525

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

HD Graphics 5600 991 +74.2%
HD Graphics 4400 569

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD Graphics 5600 1431 +94.4%
HD Graphics 4400 736

Gaming performance

Let's see how good HD Graphics 5600 and HD Graphics 4400 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 5600

Much newer (2 June 2015 vs 5 June 2013)
More pipelines (24 vs 20)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 20 watts)

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 4400

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel HD Graphics 4400 over Intel HD Graphics 5600.

So, HD Graphics 5600 or HD Graphics 4400?

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