Intel HD Graphics 515 videocard review

HD Graphics 515 videocard released by Intel; release date: 1 September 2015. The videocard is designed for laptop-computers and based on Generation 9.0 microarchitecture codenamed Skylake GT2.

Core clock speed - 300 MHz. Boost clock speed - 950 MHz. Texture fill rate - 22.80 GTexel/s. Pipelines - 24. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Power consumption (TDP) - 15 Watt.

Memory type: DDR3L / LPDDR3. Maximum RAM amount - 16 GB. Memory bus width - 64 / 128 Bit. Shared memory - Yes.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1140
191
PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
26476
615
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
3315
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770 Frames
455 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
34770.000 Fps
455.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622 Frames
881 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
23622.000 Fps
881.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437 Frames
1657 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
56437.000 Fps
1657.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - G2D Mark 191
PassMark - G3D Mark 615
Geekbench - OpenCL 3315
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 455 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 455.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 881 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 881.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1657 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 1657.000 Fps

Games performance

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x76876.70
Medium, 1366x76857.30
High, 1366x76835.10

FIFA 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72021.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72014.40

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72045.00
Medium, 1366x76833.00
High, 1920x108019.00

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72026.60

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72029.05
Medium, 1920x108010.85

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x7209.40
Medium, 1920x10804.30

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x72017.20
Medium, 1920x10806.60

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x72022.30
Medium, 1920x108010.30

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x72048.00
Medium, 1366x76824.10
High, 1920x108010.10

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76821.50
Medium, 1366x76810.30

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72010.70
Medium, 1366x7687.80

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)

Low, 1280x72011.40

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72017.75
Medium, 1366x7688.40

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x72010.10
Medium, 1366x7689.20

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72012.00
Medium, 1366x7688.40

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72011.00
Medium, 1920x10805.00

XCOM 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72011.20
Medium, 1920x10804.90

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x7688.13
Medium, 1366x7685.18

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76825.70
Medium, 1366x76815.20

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Low, 1024x76818.70
Medium, 1366x76810.40

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76812.40
Medium, 1366x7688.10

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76815.50
Medium, 1366x7689.30

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76832.10
Medium, 1366x76826.30
High, 1920x108014.55

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72048.00
Medium, 1366x76827.70
High, 1920x10809.40
Ultra, 1920x10808.10

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x7687.40
Medium, 1366x7687.10

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x76861.75
Medium, 1366x76815.10
High, 1920x108012.50
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76813.50
Medium, 1366x7689.30

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768161.10
Medium, 1366x76839.20
High, 1920x108017.10
Ultra, 1920x108010.40

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x76815.15
Medium, 1366x7688.40
High, 1366x7687.50

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76824.71
Medium, 1366x76816.94
High, 1366x76811.42
Ultra, 1920x10804.30

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76818.95
Medium, 1366x76818.00
High, 1366x76812.50
Ultra, 1920x10809.02

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72036.95
Medium, 1366x76820.05
High, 1366x76816.05
Ultra, 1920x10804.80

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)

Low, 1024x76880.80
Medium, 1366x76824.90
High, 1366x76814.60

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76842.95
Medium, 1366x76821.25
High, 1366x76816.10
Ultra, 1920x10807.30

Crysis 3 (2013)

Low, 1024x76820.20
Medium, 1366x76812.90
High, 1366x7688.30

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76861.90
Medium, 1366x76841.80
High, 1366x76835.10
Ultra, 1920x108020.50

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72031.10
Medium, 1366x76818.70
High, 1366x76811.60
Ultra, 1920x10807.10

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76850.00
High, 1366x76827.20
Ultra, 1920x108011.20

Processors with Intel HD Graphics 515

CPU Type Codename Release date Cores count Max frequency
Intel Pentium 4405Y Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 1.5 GHz
Intel Core m7-6Y75 Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.10 GHz
Intel Core m5-6Y57 Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 2.80 GHz
Intel Core m5-6Y54 Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 2.70 GHz
Intel Core m3-6Y30 Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 2.20 GHz

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Generation 9.0
Code name Skylake GT2
Launch date 1 September 2015
Place in performance rating 1308
Type Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 950 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Peak Double Precision (FP64) Performance 91.20 GFLOPS
Peak Half Precision (FP16) Performance 729.6 GFLOPS
Peak Single Precision (FP32) Performance 364.8 GFLOPS
Pipelines 24
Pixel fill rate 2.850 GPixel/s
Texture fill rate 22.80 GTexel/s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x1

API support

DirectX 12
OpenCL 2.1
OpenGL 4.6
Shader Model 6.4
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 16 GB
Memory bus width 64 / 128 Bit
Memory type DDR3L / LPDDR3
Shared memory Yes

Technologies

Quick Sync