Intel UHD Graphics 600 vs AMD Radeon HD 8280
Comparison of UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280 architecture, market type and release date.
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
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
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
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.
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.
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.
APIs supported by UHD Graphics 600 and Radeon HD 8280, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
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
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.