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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). Compared to dedicated graphics cards, the HD620 should be positioned between a GeForce 910M and 920M from Nvidia. For games, the drivers however are not that fast updated and tested as with GeForce graphics cards.

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.

ManufacturerIntel
Gen. 9.5 Series
Iris Plus Graphics 650 (compare) 48 @ 300 - 1100 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
Iris Plus Graphics 640 (compare) 48 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 630 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 630 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics P630 (compare) 24 64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 620 (compare) 24 @ 300? - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 620 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 615 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameKaby-Lake GT2
ArchitectureIntel Gen. 9.5 (Kaby Lake)
Pipelines24 - unified
Core Speed300 - 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
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

3DMark - Time Spy Score 2560x1440
min: 329     avg: 364.2     median: 365 (3%)     max: 398 Points
3DMark - Time Spy Graphics 2560x1440
min: 290     avg: 320     median: 321 (2%)     max: 349 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 57706     avg: 77578.6     median: 79018 (17%)     max: 98195 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 12780     avg: 41303.1     median: 38931 (5%)     max: 55020 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 3369     avg: 6029.6     median: 5940 (12%)     max: 7245 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 5790     avg: 7729.7     median: 7704.5 (5%)     max: 9610 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 316     avg: 839     median: 850.5 (4%)     max: 1078 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 328     avg: 909.5     median: 925 (2%)     max: 1176 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 11084     avg: 66485.2     median: 62337 (8%)     max: 92261 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 1146     avg: 1633     median: 1636.5 (6%)     max: 1970 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 1067     avg: 1493.4     median: 1501.5 (3%)     max: 1777 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 2001SE - Standard 1024x768
67477 Points (70%)
3DMark 03 - Standard 1024x768
min: 16812     avg: 19095.2     median: 17494 (10%)     max: 23293 Points
3DMark 05 - Standard 1024x768
min: 10111     avg: 12577.5     median: 12160 (26%)     max: 16394 Points
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 11
Siemens NX 1920x1080 +
Tcvis 1920x1080 +
SolidWorks 1920x1080 +
Pro/ENGINEER 1920x1080 +
Maya 1920x1080 +
Lightwave 1920x1080 +
Ensight 1920x1080 +
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +