Intel HD Graphics P4600 vs AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2

Comparative analysis of Intel HD Graphics P4600 and AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2 videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel HD Graphics P4600

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 8 month(s) later
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 22 nm vs 40 nm
  • 3x lower typical power consumption: 84 Watt vs 254 Watt
  • 2.6x better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 963 vs 373
  • Around 49% better performance in CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s): 1.178 vs 0.789
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 June 2013 vs 19 September 2011
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm vs 40 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 84 Watt vs 254 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 963 vs 373
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 1.178 vs 0.789

Reasons to consider the AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2

  • 2.3x more core clock speed: 800 MHz vs 350 MHz
  • 4.2x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 2534 vs 605
  • Around 30% better performance in Geekbench - OpenCL: 3977 vs 3059
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 800 MHz vs 350 MHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 2534 vs 605
Geekbench - OpenCL 3977 vs 3059

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: Intel HD Graphics P4600
GPU 2: AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
605
2534
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
963
373
Geekbench - OpenCL
GPU 1
GPU 2
3059
3977
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1.178
0.789
Name Intel HD Graphics P4600 AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2
PassMark - G3D Mark 605 2534
PassMark - G2D Mark 963 373
Geekbench - OpenCL 3059 3977
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 8.915
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 146.479
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 1.178 0.789
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 10.689
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 6.64
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 3342
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3345
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 3342
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3345

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel HD Graphics P4600 AMD Radeon HD 6850 X2

Essentials

Architecture Generation 7.5 TeraScale 2
Code name Haswell GT2 Barts
Launch date 1 June 2013 19 September 2011
Place in performance rating 572 582
Type Desktop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1250 MHz
Core clock speed 350 MHz 800 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm 40 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 84 Watt 254 Watt
Transistor count 392 million 1,700 million
Floating-point performance 2x 1,536.0 gflops
Pipelines 2x 960
Texture fill rate 2x 38.4 GTexel / s billion / sec

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface IGP PCIe 2.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors 2x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (11_1) 11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL 4.3 4.4

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 2x 2 GB
Memory bandwidth 2x 134.4 GB / s
Memory bus width 2x 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 4200 MHz
Memory type GDDR5