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Intel Intel HD Pentium G840

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How well can the Intel HD Pentium G840 run games
22 Jan 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the Intel HD Pentium G840 is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 10 requirement.

How many years will the Intel HD Pentium G840 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Intel HD Pentium G840 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Intel HD Pentium G840 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Intel HD Pentium G840? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Intel HD Pentium G840 then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 813 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 4419% better performance as well. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Intel HD Pentium G840 is the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which is 3586% more powerful and can run 732 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
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The Intel HD Pentium G840 is released on 22 May 2011

Intel HD Pentium G840 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Intel PC game performance check Intel HD Pentium G840
GPU
Architecture
Sandy Bridge
Process
TMUs
Texture Rate
ROPs
Pixel Rate
Shader
Processing Units
6
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.1
Shader
4.1
Open GL
3.1
Resolution (WxH)
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Maximum
Shared Memory
1720 MB
Memory Speed
667 MHz
Memory Bus
64 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
10.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Parent Processor
Best RAM Match
Best Resolution
Intel HD Pentium G840 Game Requirement Analysis

Intel HD Pentium G840 is a specific version of the Intel HD Graphics that comes embedded on the CPU 'Pentium G840 2.8GHz'.
It's based on the Sandy Bridge architecture, meaning it features 6 SPUs. The GPU's clock is initially set at 850MHz and can go to up to 1150MHz. The max memory type supported is DDR3 1333MHz - therefore, the GPU's max memory clock is 667MHz.
Intel HD Pentium G840's gaming performance is very limited and so most games will have to be played at very reduced settings while extremely demanding games are probably out of the question.


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Intel HD Pentium G840 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
13GB
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