Intel HD Graphics 615 vs AMD Radeon R3 Graphics

General info

Comparison of HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics architecture, market type and release date.
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Value for money (0-100)
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Gen. 9 Kaby Lake
GCN 2.0
Code name
Kaby-Lake GT2
Release date
30 August 2016
28 January 2015
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Technical specs

HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics'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 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
300 MHz
267 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
600 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
930 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
5 Watt
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
403.2 gflops
153.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics 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.
PCIe 3.0 x1


Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics: 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
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
16 GB
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Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
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Shared memory
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics. 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
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Technological solutions and APIs supported by HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (12_1)
12 (12_0)
Shader Model

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 615

Much newer (30 August 2016 vs 28 January 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (5 vs 15 watts)

Advantages of AMD Radeon R3 Graphics

Cheaper ($320.00 USD vs $548.00 USD)
More pipelines (128 vs 24)

So, HD Graphics 615 or R3 Graphics?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel HD Graphics 615 and AMD Radeon R3 Graphics. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that HD Graphics 615 is a notebook card while Radeon R3 Graphics is a desktop one.
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