AMD Radeon HD 6520G vs Intel HD Graphics 505

AMD Radeon HD 6520G
Intel HD Graphics 505

General info

Comparison of Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Terascale 2
 
Gen. 9 Apollo Lake
Code name
Llano
 
Apollo Lake
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
15 June 2011
 
1 September 2016

Technical specs

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.
Pipelines
320
 
18
Core clock speed
400 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
750 MHz
Transistor count
1000 Million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
10 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
14.4 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
no data
 
230.4 gflops

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.
Interface
no data
 
PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

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.
Memory type
no data
 
DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
8 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
64 / 128 Bit
Shared memory
+
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505.
Display Connectors
no data
 
No outputs

Technologies

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.
Quick Sync
no data
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon HD 6520G and HD Graphics 505, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

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%

Gaming performance

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.
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