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.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
0.19
 
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Architecture
Gen. 9 Kaby Lake
 
GCN 2.0
Code name
Kaby-Lake GT2
 
Beema
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
30 August 2016
 
28 January 2015
Price now
$548
 
$320

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.
Pipelines
24
 
128
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
25.20
 
4.800
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.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
IGP

Memory

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
DDR3L/LPDDR3
 
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
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

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.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_0)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.3
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
 
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.103
 
1.2.131

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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