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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i5 6500T GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Edition
Cyberpunk 2077 732% 163%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 661% 140%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 636% 133%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 636% 133%
FIFA 21 320% 33%
Immortals: Fenyx Rising 577% 114%
Genshin Impact 732% 163%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1071% 270%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 1093% 277%
Watch Dogs Legion 703% 153%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Edition are massively better than the Intel HD i5 6500T.

The GTX 560 Ti has a 382 MHz higher core clock speed and 48 more Texture Mapping Units than the HD i5 6500T. This results in the GTX 560 Ti providing 41.2 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The GTX 560 Ti has a 382 MHz higher core clock speed and 24 more Render Output Units than the HD i5 6500T. This results in the GTX 560 Ti providing 20.6 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The HD i5 6500T was released over three years more recently than the GTX 560 Ti, and so the HD i5 6500T is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GTX 560 Ti when running the latest games.

The GTX 560 Ti has 1280 MB video memory, but the HD i5 6500T does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The HD i5 6500T has 24 Shader Processing Units and the GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Edition has 448. However, the actual shader performance of the HD i5 6500T is 211 and the actual shader performance of the GTX 560 Ti is 656. The GTX 560 Ti having 445 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the GTX 560 Ti delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the HD i5 6500T.

The HD i5 6500T transistor size technology is 26 nm (nanometers) smaller than the GTX 560 Ti. This means that the HD i5 6500T is expected to run slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the GTX 560 Ti.

The HD i5 6500T requires 35 Watts to run and the GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Edition requires 210 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the HD i5 6500T and a PSU with at least 550 Watts for the GTX 560 Ti. The GTX 560 Ti requires 175 Watts more than the HD i5 6500T to run. The difference is significant enough that the GTX 560 Ti may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the HD i5 6500T.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed350 MHzvs732 MHz
Boost Clock1100 MHzvs-
ArchitectureSkylake GT2-R0Fermi GF110-270-A1
OC Potential None vs Poor
Driver Support Great vs Poor
Release Date01 Sep 2015vs29 Nov 2011
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
6.3
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10
1600x900
4.8
vs green tick
8.5
1920x1080
3.3
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6.5
2560x1440
2.3
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4.7
3840x2160
1.6
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GPU Memory

MemoryN/Avs1280 MB
Memory Speed1067 MHzvs950 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR4vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth34.1GB/secvs121.6GB/sec
L2 Cache 1024 KB green tick vs 640 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units24vs448
Actual Shader Performance10%vs32%
Technology14nmvs40nm
Texture Mapping Units16vs64
Texture Rate5.6 GTexel/svs46.8 GTexel/s
Render Output Units8vs32
Pixel Rate2.8 GPixel/svs23.4 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections0vs1
DisplayPort Connections0vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power35 Wattsvs210 Watts
Recommended PSU300 Watts & 20 Ampsvs550 Watts & 38 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.1vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.4vs4.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsyes
Dedicatednovsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i5-6500T 2.5GHzvsIntel Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz
Recommended RAM4 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1920x1080

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Intel HD i5 6500T is the specific version of Intel HD Graphics 530 Desktop that is integrated in the Core i5-6500T 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-R0 which offers 24 Shader Processing Units, 16 TMUs and 8 ROPs. The Central Unit Initially Runs at 350MHz and goes up to 1100MHz, 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 i5 6500T is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1366x768. We recommend a Decent Processor and 4GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Edition is a high-end Graphics Card based on the 270-A1 variant of the 40nm GF110 GPU of the Fermi architecture.
The 270-A1 variant of the GF110 Core comes with 14 SMx activated and thus offers 448 Shader Processing Units, 64 TMUs and 32 ROPs, on a 320-bit memory interface of fast GDDR5.
GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448 Edition has its central unit clocked at 732MHz and its memory clock operates at 950MHz - same as GeForce GTX 570.
Compared to the regular GeForce GTX 560 Ti, the rated board TDP is around 40W higher but its performance surpasses it largely, while some factory overclocked versions surpass GeForce GTX 570.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
N/A
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GPU Variants
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