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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i3 2125 Radeon HD 4250
Red Dead Redemption 2 2800% 4512%
Halo: Reach 821% 1366%
Cyberpunk 2077 3884% 6236%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2800% 4512%
Doom Eternal 2393% 3866%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 3884% 6236%
Grand Theft Auto VI 4331% 6947%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 1689% 2745%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 3884% 6236%
Need For Speed Heat 2800% 4512%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Intel HD i3 2125 are significantly better than the AMD Radeon HD 4250.

The HD i3 2125 was released over a year more recently than the Radeon HD 4250, and so the HD i3 2125 is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the Radeon HD 4250.

Both GPUs exhibit very poor performance, so rather than upgrading from one to the other you should consider looking at more powerful GPUs. Neither of these will be able to run the latest games in any playable way.

The Radeon HD 4250 has 512 MB video memory, but the HD i3 2125 does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

The Radeon HD 4250 has 40 Shader Processing Units but the HD i3 2125 does not have an entry, so the two GPUs cannot be reliably compared in this area.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed850 MHzvs560 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureSandy BridgeRS880
OC Potential None vs Poor
Driver Support - vs -
Release Date04 Sep 2011vs30 Mar 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

GPU Memory

MemoryN/AvsN/A
Memory Speed667 MHzvs-
Memory Bus64 Bitvs32 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR2
Memory Bandwidth10.7GB/secvs-
L2 Cache - vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units-vs40
Actual Shader Performance-vs1%
Technology-vs55nm
Texture Mapping Units-vs4
Texture Rate-vs2.2 GTexel/s
Render Output Units-vs4
Pixel Rate-vs2.2 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs-
VGA Connections1vs1
DVI Connections0vs2
HDMI Connections0vs1
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
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GPU Power Requirements

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GPU Features

DirectX10.1vs10.1
Shader Model4.1vs4.1
Open GL3.1vs3.3
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfirenovsno
Dedicatednovsno
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

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Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewHD i3 2125 is a specific version of the Intel HD 3000 Graphics that comes with the CPU 'Core i3-2125 3.3GHz'. It uses the CPU's Level 3 Cache (up to 3 MB, in this case) + part of the RAM installed on the system up to a maximum of approximately 1.7GB for Vista/7 and 1 GB for XP. The Memory controller supports DDR3-1066 and DDR3-1333 and the Dynamic Frequency Technology of the processor can over-clock the graphics card clock from 850MHz to 1100MHz. Nevertheless it's still an integrated GPU with shared memory so its performance is very limited. Still, demanding games like Crysis 2 should still run on the lowest settings.Radeon HD 4250 (IGP) is an integrated GPU on the AMD 880G Chipset.
It's based on the RS880 Core and offers 40 Shader Processing Units, 4 TMUs and 4 ROPs a 32-bit memory interface of either DDR2 (more commonly) or DDR3. The central unit runs, commonly, at up to 560MHz and the memory clock's operating speed depends on the system RAM's speed.
Radeon HD 4250's performance depends on the users system configuration which will define the operating memory clock's speed and on the desktop manufacturer which decides its central unit's speed.
Therefore, Radeon HD 4250 may offer similar performance to Radeon HD 4290 (and even Radeon HD 4200) but never close to the dedicated Radeon HD 4350. DirectX 11 games aren't supported.
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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