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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i5 K655 GeForce 6800 Ultra
Halo: Reach 754% 617%
Cyberpunk 2077 3593% 3001%
Red Dead Redemption 2 2588% 2157%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1558% 1292%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2588% 2157%
Doom Eternal 2212% 1841%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 3593% 3001%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4008% 3349%
FIFA 20 1332% 1103%
Need For Speed Heat 2588% 2157%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce 6800 Ultra are noticeably better than the Intel HD i5 K655.

The HD i5 K655 was released over three years more recently than the GeForce 6800 Ultra, and so the HD i5 K655 is likely to have far better driver support, meaning it will be much more optimized and ultimately superior to the GeForce 6800 Ultra when running the latest games.

The GeForce 6800 Ultra has 256 MB video memory, but the HD i5 K655 does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The GeForce 6800 Ultra has 22 Shader Processing Units but the HD i5 K655 does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The HD i5 K655 requires 73 Watts to run and the GeForce 6800 Ultra requires 124 Watts. The GeForce 6800 Ultra requires 51 Watts more than the HD i5 K655 to run. The difference is significant enough that the GeForce 6800 Ultra may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the HD i5 K655.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed733 MHzvs400 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
OC Potential None vs -
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date30 May 2010vs01 Mar 2005
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

GPU Memory

MemoryN/Avs256 MB
Memory Speed667 MHzvs550 MHz
Memory Bus64 Bitvs256 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsGDDR3
Memory Bandwidth10.7GB/secvs35.2GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units-vs22
Actual Shader Performance-vs0%
Texture Mapping Units-vs-
Texture Rate-vs-
Render Output Units-vs-
Pixel Rate-vs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs2560x1600
VGA Connections-vs0
DVI Connections-vs2
HDMI Connections-vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power73 Wattsvs124 Watts
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GPU Features

Shader Model4.0vs3.0
Open GL2.1vs1.5
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono

GPU Supporting Hardware

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Recommended RAM--
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Gaming Performance Value

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GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewIntel i5 K655 is a specific version of Intel GMA graphics that is built into the Intel Core i5 K655 processor. This can handle most of the latest games like, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Batman: Arkham City, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the lowest settings in a pretty good frame rate. Perfect fit for a non-hardcore gamer.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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