Intel HD Graphics 620 vs AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)

Intel HD Graphics 620
AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo)

General info

Comparison of HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo) architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Gen. 9.5 Kaby Lake
 
GCN 1.2 / 2.0
Code name
Kaby-Lake GT2
 
Carrizo
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
30 August 2016
 
4 June 2015

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
24
 
384
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1050 MHz
 
800 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
 
2410 Million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
12-35 Watt
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 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.
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 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.
Memory type
DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4
 
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Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
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Memory bus width
64 / 128 Bit
 
64 / 128 Bit
Shared memory
+
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo).
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
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Technologies

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.
Quick Sync
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics 620 and Radeon R6 (Carrizo), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
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Benchmark performance

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

Gaming performance

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)
UVD 6
VCE 2.0

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.

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