Intel UHD Graphics 620 vs NVIDIA GeForce MX250

General info

Comparison of UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.21
 
0.31
Architecture
Gen. 9.5
 
Pascal
Code name
Kaby-Lake-Refresh GT2
 
N17S-G2
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 September 2017
 
20 February 2019
Price now
$706
 
$1165

Technical specs

UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250'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 MX250's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
384
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
1518 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
1582 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
 
1,800 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
10 Watt
Texture fill rate
27.60
 
24.91

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250 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.
Laptop size
no data
 
large
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
PCIe 3.0 x4
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
4 GB
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
7000 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
48.06 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250. 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 MX250. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.4
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
 
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.103
 
1.2
CUDA
-
 
6.1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

UHD Graphics 620 3.98
GeForce MX250 9.99 +151%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

UHD Graphics 620 88807
GeForce MX250 235421 +165.1%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

UHD Graphics 620 9307
GeForce MX250 21518 +131.2%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

UHD Graphics 620 1071
GeForce MX250 3235 +202.1%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

UHD Graphics 620 1164
GeForce MX250 3638 +212.5%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

UHD Graphics 620 1747
GeForce MX250 4587 +162.6%

3DMark Vantage Performance

UHD Graphics 620 7761
GeForce MX250 16488 +112.4%

Unigine Heaven 3.0

UHD Graphics 620 19
GeForce MX250 44 +131.6%

Passmark

UHD Graphics 620 1030
GeForce MX250 2584 +150.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 620

Cheaper ($706.00 USD vs $1165.00 USD)

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce MX250

151% faster (about 2.5 times) in synthetic tests
Much newer (20 February 2019 vs 1 September 2017)
More pipelines (384 vs 24)
Less power hungry (10 vs 15 watts)

So, UHD Graphics 620 or MX250?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce MX250.
Should you still have questions on choice between UHD Graphics 620 and GeForce MX250, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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