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Intel Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge)

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How well can the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) run games
12 Jan 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge), assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge)? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 4544% better performance and can run 881 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 3542% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 751 games from the most demanding games today.
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The Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) is released on 01 May 2011

Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Intel PC game performance check Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge)
GPU
Architecture
Sandy Bridge
Process
22nm
TMUs
1
Texture Rate
1 GTexel/s
ROPs
1
Pixel Rate
1 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
6
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.0
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Maximum
Shared Memory
Memory Speed
800 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
25.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
Power
Max Power
65 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Parent Processor
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1366 x 768
Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) Game Requirement Analysis

Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) are integrated graphics in the budget Celeron and Pentium Sandy Bridge Desktop processors.
Their performance depends on the processor they are integrated on, as the latter defines the Base and Boost Clock, as well as on the SYSTEM RAM, which defines the operating memory clock, and whether the GPU accesses a 64-bit or 128-bit memory interface.
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Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
11GB
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