AMD Radeon HD 6520G vs Intel HD Graphics 505
Comparison of Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505'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
14.4 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505 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 Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
HD 6520G 0.23
HD Graphics 505 0.26 +13%
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
HD 6520G 492
HD Graphics 505 620 +26%
3DMark Vantage Performance
HD 6520G 1678
HD Graphics 505 2351 +40.1%
Let's see how good Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 6520G
More pipelines (320 vs 18)
Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 505
13% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 September 2016 vs 15 June 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 32 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)
So, HD 6520G or HD Graphics 505?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel HD Graphics 505.
Should you still have questions on choice between Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.