Intel HD Graphics 620 vs AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)
Comparison of HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) architecture, market type and release date.
HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo)'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 R6 (Carrizo)'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
25.2 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) 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.
PCIe 3.0 x1
Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo): 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.
DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
64 / 128 Bit
64 / 128 Bit
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo).
Technological solutions and APIs supported by HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo). You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD Graphics 620 0.94 +32.4%
R6 (Carrizo) 0.71
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
HD Graphics 620 79067 +47.2%
R6 (Carrizo) 53703
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
HD Graphics 620 7725 +63.8%
R6 (Carrizo) 4717
3DMark Fire Strike Score
HD Graphics 620 858 +1.9%
R6 (Carrizo) 842
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
HD Graphics 620 934 +2.8%
R6 (Carrizo) 909
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
HD Graphics 620 1509 +4.9%
R6 (Carrizo) 1438
3DMark Vantage Performance
HD Graphics 620 5803 +20.1%
R6 (Carrizo) 4830
Let's see how good HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 620
32.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (30 August 2016 vs 4 June 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 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 R6 (Carrizo)
More pipelines (384 vs 24)
Less power hungry (12 vs 15 watts)
So, HD Graphics 620 or R6 (Carrizo)?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel HD Graphics 620.
Should you still have questions on choice between HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo), ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.