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Intel HD graphics 3000 vs AMD Radeon HD 6620g

Intel’s HD graphics 3000 is the part of the Sandy Bridge processor while Radeon HD 6620G come with AMD’s Llano APU. ( e.g. A8-3500M, A8-3510MX, A8-3530MX).

It turns out that the AMD’s Radeon HD 6620G is substantially better than the Intel’s HD Graphics 3000. Llano did not impress with its processor performance. But the integrated graphics certainly does and thrashes Intel’s HD 3000 by a wide margin.

Table 1 : AMD Radeon HD 6620g Vs Intel HD Graphics 3000

Feature AMD Radeon HD 6620g
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Core / Shader Frequency 400 MHz 350-1350 MHz
No. of Pipeline / Shaders/Cores
400 Unified 12
Direct X Support
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0 DirectX 10.1, Shader 4.1
Lithography 40 nm 32 nm
Memory Support shared memory

 

Note : The Radeon HD 6620G comes in different configurations of the number of cores and clock frequency. Please check the list of the Llano Notebook APU for details.

Table 2 : AMD Radeon HD 6620g Vs Intel HD 3000 Benchmarking Comparison

The benchmark results have been rounded , wherever applicable , for quick comparison

Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 6620g Intel HD 3000
3DMark 03- 1024×768 resolution
13000 8600
3DMark 05- 1024×768 resolution 7800 6400
Windows 7 Experience Index – Gaming graphics
 6.5  6.2
Cinebench R11.5 15.1 8.8

 

Clearly the Radeon HD 6620g is significantly faster than the Intel’s HD Graphics 3000.

Table : Table : AMD Radeon HD 6620g Vs Intel HD 3000 gaming Benchmarking Comparison

Benchmarks AMD Radeon HD 6620g Intel HD 3000
Dirt 3 (2011) – High
  27 fps  17 fps
Fifa 11  2010 ( High Setting)
 55 fps 32 fps
Need for Speed Shift (2009) – medium


 20 fps 15 fps
Mafia 2 (2010) – High
 26 fps  14 fps

Further Reading

1. The HD Graphics 3000 is part of the Sandy Bridge processor. We strongly suggest you take a look at Sandy Bridge Architecture.

2. The Radeon HD 6620g is part of the Llano processor. We strongly suggest you to take a look at the Llano architecture.

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  3. Intel HD graphics 3000 vs Radeon HD 6630M
  4. Radeon HD 6470M Vs Intel HD graphics 3000

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