Intel HD Graphics 500 videocard review

HD Graphics 500 videocard released by Intel; release date: 1 September 2015. The videocard is designed for laptop-computers and based on Generation 9.0 microarchitecture codenamed Apollo Lake GT1.

Core clock speed - 200 MHz. Boost clock speed - 750 MHz. Texture fill rate - 9 GTexel / s. Pipelines - 12. Floating-point performance - 144.0 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Transistors count - 189 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 6 Watt.

Memory type: DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4. Maximum RAM amount - 8 GB. Memory bus width - 64 / 128 Bit. Shared memory - 1.

Benchmarks

Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
401222
975
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1085
86
PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21248
291
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062 Frames
718 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
20062.000 Fps
718.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32085 Frames
1532 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
32085.000 Fps
1532.000 Fps
Name Value
Geekbench - OpenCL 975
PassMark - G2D Mark 86
PassMark - G3D Mark 291
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 718 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 718.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1532 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1532.000 Fps

Games performance

Hearthstone (2020)

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x76815.30
Medium, 1366x76814.00

League of Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x72028.20
Medium, 1920x108020.20
High, 1920x108013.90
Ultra, 1920x108012.60

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x76834.40
Medium, 1920x10804.60

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x7202.00

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x7203.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.00

The Crew 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x7205.50

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x7201.00
QHD, 2560x14401.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x7206.45
Medium, 1920x10804.70
High, 1920x10804.30

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.00

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.70
Medium, 1366x76817.20

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.00
Medium, 1920x10805.60

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.10
Medium, 1920x10806.20

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x7204.90

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x7208.70

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72015.90

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76815.50

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76819.10

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72022.10
Medium, 1366x76815.30
High, 1920x10805.60
Ultra, 1920x10805.10

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x76828.50
Medium, 1366x76812.50

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72017.70

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x76871.60
Medium, 1366x76813.70

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72021.00
Medium, 1366x7689.83
High, 1366x7688.89
Ultra, 1920x10802.70

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76821.50
Medium, 1366x7689.30

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76817.35
Medium, 1366x76813.60

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72011.20
Medium, 1366x7687.60

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76822.90
High, 1366x76811.10

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x76854.50
Medium, 1360x76814.10

Trackmania Nations Forever (2008)

Low, 640x480119.00
High, 1024x76827.20

World of Warcraft (2005)

Low, 800x60046.00

Processors with Intel HD Graphics 500

CPU Type Codename Release date Cores count Max frequency
Intel Celeron N3450 Mobile Apollo Lake 1 September 2016 4 2.20 GHz
Intel Celeron N3350 Mobile Apollo Lake 1 September 2016 2 2.40 GHz
Intel Atom x5-E3930 Embedded Apollo Lake Q4'16 2 1.80 GHz
Intel Atom x5-E3940 Embedded Apollo Lake Q4'16 4 1.80 GHz
Intel Celeron J3355 Desktop Apollo Lake Q3'16 2 2.50 GHz
Intel Celeron J3455 Desktop Apollo Lake Q3'16 4 2.30 GHz

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Generation 9.0
Code name Apollo Lake GT1
Launch date 1 September 2015
Place in performance rating 1391
Type Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 750 MHz
Core clock speed 200 MHz
Floating-point performance 144.0 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 12
Texture fill rate 9 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 6 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x1

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL 4.5

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB
Memory bus width 64 / 128 Bit
Memory type DDR3L / LPDDR3 / LPDDR4
Shared memory 1

Technologies

Quick Sync