Intel HD Graphics 620 vs AMD Radeon HD 6740G2

Intel HD Graphics 620
AMD Radeon HD 6740G2

General info

Comparison of HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Gen. 9.5 Kaby Lake
 
Terascale 2
Code name
Kaby-Lake GT2
 
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Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
30 August 2016
 
14 June 2011

Technical specs

HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2'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 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
880
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1050 MHz
 
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Transistor count
189 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
40 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
25.2 GTexel / s
 
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Floating-point performance
403.2 gflops
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2 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.
Laptop size
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medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2: 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 / LPDDR4
 
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Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
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Memory bus width
64 / 128 Bit
 
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Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2. 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 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
OpenGL
4.6
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

HD Graphics 620 0.94
HD 6740G2 0.94

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

HD Graphics 620 1509
HD 6740G2 1597 +5.8%

3DMark Vantage Performance

HD Graphics 620 5803 +14.1%
HD 6740G2 5088

Gaming performance

Let's see how good HD Graphics 620 and Radeon HD 6740G2 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 620

Much newer (30 August 2016 vs 14 June 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 40 nm)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6740G2

More pipelines (880 vs 24)

So, HD Graphics 620 or HD 6740G2?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel HD Graphics 620 and AMD Radeon HD 6740G2. The differences in performance seem too small.
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