Intel UHD Graphics 630 vs HD Graphics 630

General info

Comparison of UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
0.22
 
0.18
Architecture
Gen. 9.5
 
Gen. 9.5 Kaby Lake
Code name
Kaby-Lake-H-GT2
 
Kaby-Lake-H-GT2
Type
Desktop
 
Desktop
Release date
1 October 2017
 
1 January 2017
Price now
$786
 
$945

Technical specs

UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630'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 630 and HD Graphics 630's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
24
 
24
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
300 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
26.45
 
26.40
Floating-point performance
460.8 gflops
 
441.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630: 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
 
DDR3L/LPDDR3/LPDDR4
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
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 630 and HD Graphics 630. 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 630 and HD Graphics 630. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 
+

API support

APIs supported by UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (12_1)
Shader Model
6.5
 
6.4
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6
OpenCL
2.1
 
2.1
Vulkan
1.1.103
 
1.1.103

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

UHD Graphics 630 4.65
HD Graphics 630 4.67 +0.4%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

UHD Graphics 630 110557 +9.3%
HD Graphics 630 101178

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

UHD Graphics 630 9873 +1.6%
HD Graphics 630 9715

3DMark Fire Strike Score

UHD Graphics 630 1108 +12.5%
HD Graphics 630 985

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

UHD Graphics 630 1200 +12.5%
HD Graphics 630 1067

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

UHD Graphics 630 1762 +1.9%
HD Graphics 630 1729

3DMark Vantage Performance

UHD Graphics 630 7704 +0.2%
HD Graphics 630 7685

Unigine Heaven 3.0

UHD Graphics 630 19 +0%
HD Graphics 630 19

Passmark

UHD Graphics 630 1192
HD Graphics 630 1197 +0.4%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good UHD Graphics 630 and HD Graphics 630 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 630

Much newer (1 October 2017 vs 1 January 2017)
Cheaper ($786.00 USD vs $945.00 USD)

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 630

0.4% faster in synthetic tests
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

So, UHD Graphics 630 or HD Graphics 630?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel UHD Graphics 630 and Intel HD Graphics 630. The differences in performance seem too small.
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