Intel UHD Graphics 600 vs AMD Radeon HD 8280

General info

Comparison of UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Generation 9.5
Code name
Gemini Lake GT1
Release date
11 December 2017
23 May 2013

Technical specs

UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
300 MHz
450 MHz
Boost Clock
750 MHz
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Transistor count
189 million
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Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
5 Watt
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Texture fill rate
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280 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
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Parameters of memory installed on UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280: 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
System Shared
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Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280. 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
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Technological solutions and APIs supported by UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported by UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280, sometimes including their particular versions.
12 (12_1)
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

UHD Graphics 600 1.08
HD 8280 1.47 +36.1%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

UHD Graphics 600 3272 +30.1%
HD 8280 2515

3DMark Fire Strike Score

UHD Graphics 600 379 +25.1%
HD 8280 303

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

UHD Graphics 600 386 +17.7%
HD 8280 328

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

UHD Graphics 600 523 +5.4%
HD 8280 496

Gaming performance

Let's see how good UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 600

Much newer (11 December 2017 vs 23 May 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 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)
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD Radeon HD 8280

36.1% faster in synthetic tests
More pipelines (128 vs 96)

So, UHD Graphics 600 or HD 8280?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon HD 8280.
Should you still have questions on choice between UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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