Intel UHD Graphics 620 vs HD Graphics 530

General info

Comparison of UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
not rated
Architecture
Gen. 9.5
 
Gen. 9 Skylake
Code name
Kaby-Lake-Refresh GT2
 
Skylake GT2
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 September 2017
 
5 August 2015
Price now
$706
 
$526

Technical specs

UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530'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 HD Graphics 530's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
24
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
350 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
 
1150 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
27.60
 
27.60
Floating-point performance
no data
 
403.2 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530 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.
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530: 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
 
DDR3L/LPDDR3/LPDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
64 GB
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
64/128 Bit
Shared memory
+
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530. 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 HD Graphics 530. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530, 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
 
2.1
Vulkan
1.1.103
 
1.1.97

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of UHD Graphics 620 and HD Graphics 530. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

UHD Graphics 620 88981 +10.9%
HD Graphics 530 80242

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

UHD Graphics 620 9307 +24.1%
HD Graphics 530 7500

3DMark Fire Strike Score

UHD Graphics 620 1071 +22%
HD Graphics 530 878

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

UHD Graphics 620 1163 +24.4%
HD Graphics 530 935

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

UHD Graphics 620 1747 +28.3%
HD Graphics 530 1362

3DMark Vantage Performance

UHD Graphics 620 7761 +13.6%
HD Graphics 530 6831

Passmark

UHD Graphics 620 1030 +2.9%
HD Graphics 530 1001

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 620

Much newer (1 September 2017 vs 5 August 2015)

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 530

Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, UHD Graphics 620 or HD Graphics 530?

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