Intel HD Graphics 615 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 OEM

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, release date and other general parameters.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
0.19
 
no data
Architecture
Gen. 9 Kaby Lake
 
Kepler 2.0
GPU code name
Kaby-Lake GT2
 
GK208B
Market segment
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
30 August 2016
 
9 April 2015
Price now
$548
 
$211

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines / CUDA cores
24
 
192
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
797 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
 
no data
Transistor count
189 million
 
915 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
5 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
25.20
 
12.75
Floating-point performance
403.2 gflops
 
316.0 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GT 710 OEM compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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
 
PCIe 2.0 x8

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: 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
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
 
1 GB
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
32 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
7.2 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
no data

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GT 710 OEM. 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

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GT 710 OEM, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (11_0)
Shader Model
6.4
 
5.1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.103
 
1.1.126
CUDA
-
 
3.5

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 615

Much newer (30 August 2016 vs 9 April 2015)
Wider memory bus (64 vs 32 bit)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 OEM

Cheaper ($211.00 USD vs $548.00 USD)
More pipelines (192 vs 24)

So, HD Graphics 615 or GT 710 OEM?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel HD Graphics 615 and NVIDIA GeForce GT 710 OEM. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that HD Graphics 615 is a notebook card while GeForce GT 710 OEM is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between HD Graphics 615 and GeForce GT 710 OEM, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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