Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) technical specs and benchmarks

Intel HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge)

Summary

Intel started HD Graphics (Sandy Bridge) sales 1 May 2011. This is a Sandy Bridge architecture notebook card based on 32 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 1.09 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Sandy Bridge
 
Code name
Sandy Bridge
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 May 2011
 

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
6
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
350 MHz
 
of 1607
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
of 1746 (Quadro P5200)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. 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 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
yes
benutzt LLC Cache
 

API support

APIs supported by video card, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
1.09
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
1404.50
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
976.00
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
11.80
 
medium / 768p
6.90
 
high / 768p
3.40
 
ultra / 1080p
2.50
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
60.00
 
medium / 768p
30.30
 
high / 768p
18.80
 
ultra / 1080p
9.70
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
23.05
 
medium / 768p
12.95
 
high / 768p
9.40
 
ultra / 1080p
7.95
 
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)
low / 720p
14.45
 
medium / 768p
7.70
 
Crysis - GPU Benchmark (2007)
low / 768p
28.70
 
medium / 768p
13.20
 
World of Warcraft (2005)
low / 600p
120.00
 
medium / 768p
31.00
 
high / 1024p
9.00
 

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