Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G4 vs AMD Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP

General info

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

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Gen. 11 Ice Lake
GCN 2.0
GPU code name
Tiger Lake Xe
Market segment
Release date
15 August 2020 (1 year ago)
18 September 2013 (8 years ago)

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
Core clock speed
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450 MHz
Number of transistors
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1,178 million
Manufacturing process technology
10 nm
28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
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15 Watt
Texture fill rate
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G4 and Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP 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.

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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
Shared memory
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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.

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

Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported, including particular versions of those APIs.

DirectX 12_1
12 (12_0)
Shader Model
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Competitors of Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP from NVIDIA

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 240M.

Here are some closest NVIDIA rivals to Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP:

Advantages of Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G4

Much newer (15 August 2020 vs 18 September 2013)

Finer manufacturing process technology (10 vs 28 nm)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP

More pipelines (128 vs 80)

So, which one is the better GPU?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G4 and AMD Radeon HD 8280 Mobile IGP. We've got no test results to judge.

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Intel Tiger Lake-U Xe Graphics G4
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