Intel HD Graphics vs NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super

General info

Comparison of graphics card architecture, market segment, value for money and other general parameters.

Place in our rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.05
 
2.93
Architecture
Generation 7.0
 
Turing
GPU code name
Ivy Bridge GT1
 
Turing TU104
Market segment
Desktop
 
Desktop
Launch date
1 April 2012 (9 years ago)
 
2 July 2019 (2 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$499
Price now
$450
 
$889

Technical specs

General performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core base clock and boost clock speeds, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their benchmark and gaming test results. Note that power consumption of some graphics cards can well exceed their nominal TDP, especially when overclocked.

Pipelines / CUDA cores
48
 
2560
Core clock speed
166 MHz
 
1605 MHz
Boost clock speed
1050 MHz
 
1770 MHz
Number of transistors
392 million
 
13,600 million
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
12 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
35 Watt
 
215 Watt
Texture fill rate
6.300
 
283.2
Floating-point performance
15.6 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Length
no data
 
267 mm
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors have no dedicated VRAM and use a shared part of system RAM.

Memory type
System Shared
 
GDDR6
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
256 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
14000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
448.0 GB/s
Shared memory
no data
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on the reviewed GPUs. As a rule, data in this section is precise only for desktop reference ones (so-called Founders Edition for NVIDIA chips). OEM manufacturers may change the number and type of output ports, while for notebook cards availability of certain video outputs ports depends on the laptop model rather than on the card itself.

Display Connectors
No outputs
 
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort, 1x USB Type-C
HDMI
-
 
+
G-SYNC support
-
 
+

Technologies

Supported technological solutions. This information will prove useful if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

VR Ready
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX
11.1 (11_0)
 
12 Ultimate (12_1)
Shader Model
5.0
 
6.5
OpenGL
4.0
 
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.80
 
1.2.131
CUDA
-
 
7.5

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance comparison. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

HD Graphics 0.54
RTX 2070 Super 68.32 +12551.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

HD Graphics 300
RTX 2070 Super 24447 +8049%

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

HD Graphics 143
RTX 2070 Super 18145 +12588.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good the compared graphics cards are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

HD Graphics satisfies 56% minimum and 48% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
56%
Recommended
48%
Minimum
56%
Recommended
48%

RTX 2070 Super satisfies 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%
Minimum
100%
Recommended
100%

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

 
HD Graphics
RTX 2070 Super
1080p
 
no data
138
1440p
 
no data
93
4K
 
no data
66

Competitors of GeForce RTX 2070 Super from AMD

The nearest GeForce RTX 2070 Super's AMD equivalent is Radeon RX 6700 XT, which is faster by 3% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest AMD rivals to GeForce RTX 2070 Super:

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics

Cheaper ($450 vs $889)

Lower power consumption (35W vs 215W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super

12551.9% faster (about 126.5 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (2 July 2019 vs 1 April 2012)

More pipelines (2560 vs 48)

Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 22 nm)

DLSS

Raytracing

VR Ready

G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)

Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super, since it shows better performance.

Should you still have questions concerning choice between the reviewed GPUs, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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