Intel HD Graphics (Braswell): specs and benchmarks

Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)

Summary

This is Intel Gen8 architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.02 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of HD Graphics (Braswell)'s architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Intel Gen8
 
Code name
Braswell
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

HD Graphics (Braswell)'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 (Braswell)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
16
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
320 MHz
 
Boost Clock
700 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on HD Graphics (Braswell): 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 bus width
64/128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
+
 

API support

APIs supported by HD Graphics (Braswell), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
11.2
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of HD Graphics (Braswell). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
1.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
2193.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
238.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
261.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
395.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
1479.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good HD Graphics (Braswell) is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
n/d
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
96.77
At recommended settings
88.06
New games support
38
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
6.10
 
medium / 768p
4.30
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
64.00
 
medium / 768p
18.70
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
9.30
 
medium / 768p
5.70
 
high / 768p
2.10
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
23.00
 
medium / 768p
12.20
 
high / 768p
8.20
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
12.20
 
medium / 768p
11.50
 
high / 768p
10.40
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
25.50
 
medium / 768p
16.70
 
high / 768p
13.20
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
16.50
 
medium / 768p
8.20
 
high / 768p
5.00
 

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