Intel HD Graphics 615 vs AMD Radeon R3 Graphics
Comparison of HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Gen. 9 Kaby Lake
30 August 2016
28 January 2015
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
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
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.
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.
APIs supported by HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics, sometimes including their particular versions.
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.
Should you still have questions on choice between HD Graphics 615 and Radeon R3 Graphics, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.