Intel UHD Graphics 620 vs NVIDIA GeForce 930M

General info

Comparison of UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Gen. 9.5
 
Maxwell
Code name
Kaby-Lake-Refresh GT2
 
N16S-GM-B/S, N16S-LP
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 September 2017
 
12 March 2015
Price now
$706
 
$160

Technical specs

UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M'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 620 and GeForce 930M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
384
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
928 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
941 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
33 Watt
Texture fill rate
27.60
 
22.58
Floating-point performance
no data
 
722.7 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M 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.
Bus support
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PCI Express 3.0
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
PCIe 3.0 x8
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M: 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
LPDDR3/DDR4
 
DDR3
Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
14.4 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M. 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 UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
no data
 
2.0
Optimus
-
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
Quick Sync
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (11_0)
Shader Model
6.4
 
5.1
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.5
OpenCL
2.1
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.103
 
1.1.126
CUDA
-
 
+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

UHD Graphics 620 9307 +12%
GeForce 930M 8309

3DMark Fire Strike Score

UHD Graphics 620 1071
GeForce 930M 1291 +20.5%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

UHD Graphics 620 1163
GeForce 930M 1461 +25.6%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

UHD Graphics 620 1747
GeForce 930M 2153 +23.2%

3DMark Vantage Performance

UHD Graphics 620 7761 +6.7%
GeForce 930M 7274

Passmark

UHD Graphics 620 1030 +1.3%
GeForce 930M 1017

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce 930M. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
no data
 
84 Mh/s

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 620

Much newer (1 September 2017 vs 12 March 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 33 watts)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 930M

More pipelines (384 vs 24)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)

So, UHD Graphics 620 or 930M?

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