AMD Radeon R7 M460 vs Intel UHD Graphics 620

General info

Comparison of Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
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not rated
Architecture
GCN
 
Gen. 9.5
Code name
Meso
 
Kaby-Lake-Refresh GT2
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
21 February 2016
 
1 September 2017
Price now
$900
 
$706

Technical specs

Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
24
Core clock speed
984 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
1125 MHz
 
1150 MHz
Transistor count
1,550 million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
27.00
 
27.60
Floating-point performance
864.0 gflops
 
no data

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620 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
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620: 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
DDR3
 
LPDDR3/DDR4
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
32 GB
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
64/128 Bit
Memory clock speed
2000 MHz
 
no data
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
 
no data
Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620. 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 R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.0
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
2.1
Vulkan
1.2.131
 
1.1.103

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 M460 and UHD Graphics 620. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

R7 M460 105142 +18.2%
UHD Graphics 620 88981

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R7 M460 6081
UHD Graphics 620 9307 +53.1%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R7 M460 1054
UHD Graphics 620 1071 +1.6%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R7 M460 1177 +1.2%
UHD Graphics 620 1163

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R7 M460 2139 +22.4%
UHD Graphics 620 1747

3DMark Vantage Performance

R7 M460 5304
UHD Graphics 620 7761 +46.3%

Passmark

R7 M460 1004
UHD Graphics 620 1030 +2.6%

Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M460

More pipelines (384 vs 24)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 620

Much newer (1 September 2017 vs 21 February 2016)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)

So, R7 M460 or UHD Graphics 620?

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