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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i3 6100 HD i7 6700K
Red Dead Redemption 2 713% 664%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 713% 664%
Halo: Reach 158% 143%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 1017% 950%
FIFA 20 333% 307%
Borderlands 3 759% 707%
Cyberpunk 2077 1017% 950%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 660% 614%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 836% 780%
eFootball PES 2020 455% 421%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Intel HD i7 6700K are very slightly better than the Intel HD i3 6100.

The HD i3 6100 and the HD i7 6700K 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 i3 6100 and the HD i7 6700K 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.

The HD i3 6100 was released less than a year after the HD i7 6700K, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The HD i3 6100 and the HD i7 6700K 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 i3 6100 and the HD i7 6700K are the same, which means the HD i3 6100 and the HD i7 6700K have equal limitations when it comes to graphical data transfer.

Both the HD i3 6100 and the HD i7 6700K have 24 Shader Processing Units. While the two GPUs have the same number of SPUs, the actual performance delivered by the HD i7 6700K is 221 and by the HD i3 6100 is 221. Knowing that the shader performance of the HD i7 6700K is superior, it is not necessary to examine the GPUs' respective Texture and Pixel Fill Rates.

The HD i3 6100 requires 47 Watts to run and the HD i7 6700K requires 91 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the HD i3 6100 and a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the HD i7 6700K. The HD i7 6700K requires 44 Watts more than the HD i3 6100 to run. The difference is significant enough that the HD i7 6700K may have a slight adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the HD i3 6100.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed350 MHzvs350 MHz
Boost Clock1050 MHzvs1150 MHz
ArchitectureSkylake GT2-S0Skylake GT2-R0
OC Potential None vs None
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date01 Sep 2015vs05 Aug 2015
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
6.2
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6.4
1600x900
4.7
vs green tick
4.9
1920x1080
3.2
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3.4
2560x1440
2.2
vs green tick
2.3
3840x2160
1.5
vs green tick
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 512 KB vs green tick 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units24vs24
Actual Shader Performance10%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 Power47 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 i3-6100 3.7GHzvsIntel 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 i3 6100 is the specific version of Intel HD Graphics 530 Desktop that is integrated in the Core i3-6100 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-S0 which offers 24 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit Initially Runs at 350MHz and goes up to 1050MHz, 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 i3 6300 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 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.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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