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Intel HD Graphics 620

The Intel HD Graphics 620 (GT2) is an integrated graphics unit, which can be found in various ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) processors of the Kaby Lake generation. This "GT2" version of the Kaby Lake GPU is clocked at up to 1050 MHz (depending on the CPU model). Due to its lack of dedicated graphics memory or eDRAM cache, the HD 620 has to access the main memory (2x 64bit DDR3/DDR4).

Performance

The exact performance of the HD Graphics 620 depends on various factors like L3 cache size, memory configuration (DDR3/DDR4) and maximum clock rate of the specific model but is very similar to the old HD Graphics 520 GPU. That means only some less demanding recent games like Farming Simulator 17 run fluently in low detail settings (see below for gaming benchmarks).

Features

The revised video engine now supports H.265/HEVC Main10 profile in hardware with 10 bit colors. Furthermore, Googles VP9 codec can also be hardware decoded. The first models do not support HDCP 2.2 and therefore Netflix 4K. This was added with the new models in 2017 and beginning of May 2017 also the older CPU models like the i3-7100U are now shipped with a new S-Spec Code that supports HDCP 2.2. HDMI 2.0 however is still only supported with an external converter chip (LSPCon).

Power Consumption

The HD Graphics 620 can be found in mobile processors specified at 15 W TDP and is therefore suited for compact laptops and ultrabooks.

Kaby Lake is not yet released and therefore all information about it is still based on rumors and leaks. The release should be around beginning of Sept. 2016. Sources: CPU-Monkeyi7-7500U benchmarksKaby-Lake roadmap.

ManufacturerIntel
Gen. 9.5 Series
Iris Plus Graphics 650 48 @ 300 - 1100 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
Iris Plus Graphics 640 48 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 630 24 @ 300 - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics P630 24 64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 620 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 615 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameKaby-Lake GT2
ArchitectureIntel Gen. 9.5 (Kaby Lake)
Pipelines24 - unified
Core Speed *300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz
Memory Bus Width64/128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3/DDR4
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
technology14 nm
FeaturesQuickSync
Date of Announcement30.08.2016
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i7-7600U2 x 2800 MHz, 15 W300 MHz1150 MHz
Intel Core i7-7500U2 x 2700 MHz, 15 W300 MHz1050 MHz
Intel Core i5-7300U2 x 2600 MHz, 15 W300 MHz1100 MHz
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min. - max.300 - 300 MHz1000 - 1150 MHz

Benchmarks

Unigine Valley 1.0 - Extreme HD DirectX 1920x1080
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min: 4.2     avg: 4.2 (3%)     median: 4.2 (3%)     max: 4.2 fps
Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
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min: 299     avg: 318 (2%)     median: 313 (2%)     max: 349 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
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min: 340     avg: 361.6 (4%)     median: 356 (3%)     max: 398 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
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min: 640     avg: 908 (2%)     median: 895 (2%)     max: 1176 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
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min: 600     avg: 839.1 (4%)     median: 831 (4%)     max: 1078 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
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min: 5854     avg: 7715.2 (5%)     median: 7627 (5%)     max: 9610 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
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min: 3369     avg: 6025 (12%)     median: 5846 (12%)     max: 7245 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 57706     avg: 76501.4 (17%)     median: 73812 (16%)     max: 98195 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
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min: 28425     avg: 40478.3 (11%)     median: 37076 (10%)     max: 55020 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
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min: 11084     avg: 66209 (9%)     median: 60521 (8%)     max: 92261 Points
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
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min: 801     avg: 859.3 (4%)     median: 861 (4%)     max: 932 Points
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
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min: 161     avg: 219.1 (4%)     median: 215 (4%)     max: 309 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
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min: 410     avg: 553.7 (5%)     median: 545 (5%)     max: 647 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
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min: 1281     avg: 1499.6 (3%)     median: 1501.5 (3%)     max: 1777 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
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min: 1354     avg: 1639.3 (6%)     median: 1621 (6%)     max: 1970 points
3DMark Vantage
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
P Result 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
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min: 10111     avg: 12577.5 (27%)     median: 12160 (26%)     max: 16394 Points
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
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min: 16812     avg: 19095.2 (11%)     median: 17494 (10%)     max: 23293 Points
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
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min: 67477     avg: 67477 (70%)     median: 67477 (70%)     max: 67477 Points
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
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min: 10907     avg: 11626.4 (38%)     median: 11187 (37%)     max: 12860 Points
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 +
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 +
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 +
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 +
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +