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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i7 6700K Intel HD Graphics 530 Desktop
Halo: Reach 143% 143%
Red Dead Redemption 2 664% 664%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 664% 664%
Borderlands 3 707% 707%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 950% 950%
Cyberpunk 2077 950% 950%
FIFA 20 307% 307%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 780% 780%
eFootball PES 2020 421% 421%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 250% 250%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the HD i7 6700K and the Graphics 530 are equal.

The HD i7 6700K and the Graphics 530 have both the same core clock speed and the same Texture Fill Rate. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The HD i7 6700K and the Graphics 530 have both the same core clock speed and the same Pixel Fill Rate. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

Both the HD i7 6700K and the HD Graphics 530 Desktop were released at the same time, so are likely to be quite similar.

The HD i7 6700K and the HD Graphics 530 Desktop have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The memory bandwidth of the HD i7 6700K and the HD Graphics 530 Desktop are the same, which means the HD i7 6700K and the Graphics 530 have equal limitations when it comes to graphical data transfer.

Both the HD i7 6700K and the HD Graphics 530 Desktop have 24 Shader Processing Units. The two GPUs are based on different architectures, but deliver an equivalent shader performance. To compare, we must continue to look at the memory bandwidth, Texture and Pixel Rates. In this case, the two GPUs have extremely similar stats, so any gaming performance difference would most likely be negligible.

The HD i7 6700K requires 91 Watts to run and the HD Graphics 530 Desktop requires 91 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the HD i7 6700K and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the Graphics 530. The two GPUs require the same amount of wattage to run. As such, there is no need to worry about which will more significantly affect your yearly electricity bills.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed350 MHzvs350 MHz
Boost Clock1150 MHzvs1150 MHz
ArchitectureSkylake GT2-R0Skylake GT2
OC Potential None vs None
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date05 Aug 2015vs05 Aug 2015
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
6.4
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6.4
1600x900
4.9
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4.9
1920x1080
3.4
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3.4
2560x1440
2.3
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2.3
3840x2160
1.6
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1.6

GPU Memory

MemoryN/AvsN/A
Memory Speed1067 MHzvs1067 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR4vsDDR4
Memory Bandwidth34.1GB/secvs34.1GB/sec
L2 Cache 1024 KB vs green tick 2048 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units24vs24
Actual Shader Performance11%vs11%
Technology14nmvs14nm
Texture Mapping Units16vs16
Texture Rate5.6 GTexel/svs5.6 GTexel/s
Render Output Units8vs8
Pixel Rate2.8 GPixel/svs2.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs0
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections0vs0
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power91 Wattsvs91 Watts
Recommended PSU300 Watts & 20 Ampsvs300 Watts & 20 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.1
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.4vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatednovsno
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700K 4-Core 4.0GHz-
Recommended RAM4 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1366x768

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Intel HD i7 6700K is the specific version of Intel HD Graphics 530 Desktop that is integrated in the Core i7-6700K Processor.

Architecture
The Skylake Core includes support for DirectX 12.1, OpenCL 2.0 and OpenGL 4.4. Additionally, it also supports DDR4 Memory.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GT2 which offers 24 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit Initially Runs at 350MHz and goes up to 1150MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU Shares the System's RAM which varies from laptop to laptop. Typically, the GPU reserves 1.7GB. Depending on whether or not the system's RAM is Dual-Channeled, it can access either a 64-bit or 128-bit memory interface. The operating memory clock also depends on the at which speed the System's RAM is running and is limited by the highest operating speed that the Processor supports. In this case, it is 1067MHz.
It is then obvious the Memory Bandwidth depends on a lot of factors and thus this Graphics Card performance may vary heavily from system to system.

Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance almost on level with a dedicated GeForce 920M.

System Suggestions
Intel HD i7 6700K is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1366x768. We recommend a Decent Processor and 4GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
Overview
Intel HD Graphics 530 Desktop are Integrated Graphics in some of Intel's Skylake Processors.

Architecture
The Skylake Core includes support for DirectX 12.1, OpenCL 2.0 and OpenGL 4.4. Additionally, it also supports DDR4 Memory.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GT2 which offers 24 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit Initially Runs at 350MHz and goes up to 1150MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU Shares the System's RAM which varies from laptop to laptop. Typically, the GPU reserves 1.7GB. Depending on whether or not the system's RAM is Dual-Channeled, it can access either a 64-bit or 128-bit memory interface. The operating memory clock also depends on the at which speed the System's RAM is running and is limited by the highest operating speed that the Processor supports. In this case, it is 1067MHz.
It is then obvious the Memory Bandwidth depends on a lot of factors and thus this Graphics Card performance may vary heavily from system to system.

Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance almost on level with a dedicated GeForce 920M.

System Suggestions
Intel HD Graphics 530 Desktop is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1366x768. We recommend a Decent Processor and 4GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
N/A
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GPU Variants
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