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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Intel HD Pentium G1620 GeForce 6800 XT
Cyberpunk 2077 3283% 3398%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 2994% 3100%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 2894% 2996%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2894% 2996%
Immortals: Fenyx Rising 2654% 2748%
FIFA 21 1607% 1665%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 4750% 4915%
Watch Dogs Legion 3163% 3275%
Genshin Impact 3283% 3398%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4660% 4823%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Intel HD Pentium G1620 are marginally better than the Nvidia GeForce 6800 XT.

The HD Pentium G1620 was released over three years more recently than the GeForce 6800 XT, and so the HD Pentium G1620 is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GeForce 6800 XT when running the latest games.

Both GPUs exhibit very poor performance, so rather than upgrading from one to the other you should consider looking at more powerful GPUs. Neither of these will be able to run the latest games in any playable way.

The GeForce 6800 XT has 256 MB video memory, but the HD Pentium G1620 does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The HD Pentium G1620 has 16 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 6800 XT has 12. However, the actual shader performance of the HD Pentium G1620 is 51 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce 6800 XT is 4. The HD Pentium G1620 having 47 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the HD Pentium G1620 delivers a marginally smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the GeForce 6800 XT.

The HD Pentium G1620 requires 55 Watts to run but there is no entry for the GeForce 6800 XT.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed650 MHzvs337 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureIvy BridgeNV40/NV41
OC Potential None vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date22 Jan 2013vs02 Jan 2005
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

GPU Memory

MemoryN/Avs256 MB
Memory Speed667 MHzvs350 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR
Memory Bandwidth21.3GB/secvs11.2GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units16vs12
Actual Shader Performance2%vs0%
Texture Mapping Units2vs-
Texture Rate1.3 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units2vs-
Pixel Rate1.3 GPixel/svs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power55 Watts-
Recommended PSU--

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs3.0
Open GL4.0vs1.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor--
Recommended RAM4 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1024x768-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewIntel HD Pentium G1620 is a specific version of the Intel HD Graphics that comes embedded on the CPU 'Pentium G1620 2.7GHz'.
It's based on the Ivy Bridge architecture, meaning it features 6 SPUs. The GPU's clock is initially set at 550MHz and can go to up to 1050MHz. The max memory type supported is DDR3 1333MHz - therefore, the GFU's max memory clock is 667MHz.
Intel HD Pentium G1620's gaming performance is very limited and so most games will have to be played at very reduced settings while extremely demanding games are probably out of the question.
The groundbreaking new NVIDIA GeForce 6800 graphics processing units (GPUs) and their revolutionary technologies power worlds where reality and fantasy meet; worlds in which new standards are set for visual realism and quality, performance, and video functionality. The GeForce 6800 GPUs deliver powerful, elegant graphics to drench your senses, immersing you in unparalleled worlds of visual effects for the ultimate PC experience.
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