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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i3 6100U GeForce 9800M GT
Halo: Reach 219% 354%
Cyberpunk 2077 1278% 1863%
Red Dead Redemption 2 903% 1329%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 519% 781%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 903% 1329%
Doom Eternal 762% 1128%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1278% 1863%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1432% 2083%
FIFA 20 434% 661%
Need For Speed Heat 903% 1329%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Intel HD i3 6100U are significantly better than the Nvidia GeForce 9800M GT.

The HD i3 6100U was released over three years more recently than the GeForce 9800M GT, and so the HD i3 6100U is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GeForce 9800M GT when running the latest games.

The GeForce 9800M GT has 512 MB video memory, but the HD i3 6100U does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The HD i3 6100U has 24 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce 9800M GT has 96. However, the actual shader performance of the HD i3 6100U is 192 and the actual shader performance of the GeForce 9800M GT is 120. The HD i3 6100U having 72 better shader performance is not particularly notable, as altogether the GeForce 9800M GT performs better when taking into account other relevant data.

The HD i3 6100U transistor size technology is 51 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GeForce 9800M GT. This means that the HD i3 6100U is expected to run massively cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GeForce 9800M GT.

The HD i3 6100U requires 15 Watts to run and the GeForce 9800M GT requires 65 Watts. The GeForce 9800M GT requires 50 Watts more than the HD i3 6100U to run. The difference is significant enough that the GeForce 9800M GT may have a slight adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the HD i3 6100U.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed300 MHzvs500 MHz
Boost Clock1000 MHzvs-
ArchitectureSkylake GT2-UG92
OC Potential None vs -
Driver Support Great vs -
Release Date01 Sep 2015vs01 Jul 2008
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
Approved
Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
5.7
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1600x900
4.2
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1920x1080
2.8
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2560x1440
2
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3840x2160
1.3
green tick vs -

GPU Memory

MemoryN/Avs512 MB
Memory Speed1067 MHzvs800 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR4vsGDDR3
Memory Bandwidth34.1GB/secvs51.2GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB green tick vs 0 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units24vs96
Actual Shader Performance9%vs6%
Technology14nmvs65nm
Texture Mapping Units16vs-
Texture Rate4.8 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units8vs-
Pixel Rate2.4 GPixel/svs-
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2304vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs-
DVI Connections0vs-
HDMI Connections0vs-
DisplayPort Connections0vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power15 Wattsvs65 Watts
Recommended PSU--

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs10
Shader Model5.0vs4.0
Open GL4.4vs2.1
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesyes
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatednovsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-6100U 2.3GHz-
Recommended RAM4 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Intel HD i3 6100U is the specific version of Intel HD Graphics 520 Mobile that is integrated in the Core i3-6100U Processor.

Architecture
The Skylake Architecture succeeds the Broadwell Architecture and aims for increased CPU and Graphics Performance, within the same Power Requirements. It includes support for DirectX 12.1, OpenCL 2.0 and OpenGL 4.4, as well as DDR4 Memory Support.
The GPU Codenamed GT2-U offers 24 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs.

GPU
The Central Unit Initially Runs at 300MHz and goes up to 1000MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory: Speed
The Operating Memory Clock depends at which speed the System's RAM is running and which Memory Type is installed and is ultimately limited by the highest operating speed that the Processor supports. In this case, it is 933MHz for DDR3 and 1067MHz for DDR4.
Depending on whether or not the System's RAM is Dual-Channeled, it can access either a 64-bit or 128-bit Memory Interface.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU Shares the System's RAM which varies according to the System. The GPU may reserve up to 1.7GB.

Performance
Because Performance depends heavily on the Memory Bandwidth, it may vary heavily from System to System.
Best Case Scenario, expect Performance Identical to a dedicated GeForce GT 630M.

System Suggestions
Intel HD i3 6100U is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1366x768. We recommend 4GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT GPUs deliver optimized performance for immersive gaming on-the-go. Powering the next generation of visual computing, blazing-fast mobile gaming, and the ultimate HD experience with PureVideo HD technology. This product is also enabled for CUDA applications and is NVIDIA PhysX-ready.
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
N/A
N/A
GPU Variants
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