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Intel UHD Graphics 600

Intel UHD Graphics 600

The Intel UHD Graphics 600 is an integrated processor graphics unit from the Gemini Lake generation (e. g. Pentium N4100), which was announced late 2017. The GPU can convince with low consumption figures, but the performance is only in the low-end segment and is rarely sufficient for modern games. Being the lowest configuration of the Gemini Lake GPU, the UHD Graphics 600 is equipped with 12 of the 18 Execution Units (EUs) running at up to 700 MHz. The technical specifications of the GPU are based on Intel's Gen9 architecture, which is also used for the more expensive Skylake series and also in the predecessor HD Graphics 505.

Due to its lack of dedicated graphics memory or eDRAM cache, the UHD 605 has to access the main memory via processor (2x 64bit DDR4/LPDDR4-2400).

Performance

The UHD Graphics 600 offers a similar performance as the Intel HD Graphics 500 in the Apollo Lake SoCs (same Gen 9 architecture). Therefore, the GPU is only suited for some very low demanding games like Dirt Rally or Sims 4.

Features

The video engine decodes H.265/HEVC (8b and 10b) and VP9 completely in hardware. Up to three displays can be connected via DP 1.2a/eDP 1.3 or HDMI 2.0a (including HDCP 2.2).

Power Consumption

The TDP of the whole Pentium N4100 chip is 6 Watts by default, so the GPU is primarily used for (often passively cooled) netbooks or thin notebooks. The TDP can also be reduced to 4.8 Watts, but this will obviously affect the performance.

ManufacturerIntel
Gen. 9 Series
Iris Pro Graphics P580 (compare) 72 @ 350 - 1100 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Pro Graphics 580 (compare) 72 @ 350 - 1050 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 550 (compare) 48 @ 300 - 1100 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 540 (compare) 48 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 530 (compare) 24 @ 350 - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 520 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 515 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1000 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 610 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 950 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 510 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 950 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 605 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 505 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 600 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 500 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameGemini Lake
ArchitectureIntel Gen. 9 (Gemini Lake)
Pipelines12 - unified
Core Speed300 - 700 (Boost) MHz
Memory Bus Width64/128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR4 / LPDDR4
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
technology14 nm
FeaturesQuickSync
Date of Announcement11.12.2017
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Celeron J41054 x 1500 MHz, 10 W250 MHz750 MHz
Intel Celeron J40052 x 2000 MHz, 10 W250 MHz700 MHz
Intel Celeron N41004 x 1100 MHz, 6 W200 MHz700 MHz
Intel Celeron N40002 x 1100 MHz, 6 W200 MHz650 MHz
min. - max.200 - 250 MHz650 - 750 MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 21128     avg: 27429.3     median: 30149 (6%)     max: 31011 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 11944     avg: 14269     median: 14269 (2%)     max: 16594 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 2826     avg: 3402.7     median: 3513 (2%)     max: 3869 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 401     avg: 441     median: 441 (2%)     max: 481 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 22393     avg: 24119.5     median: 24119.5 (3%)     max: 25846 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 517     avg: 607.5     median: 609.5 (2%)     max: 710 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 462     avg: 541.4     median: 545.5 (1%)     max: 625 points
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
Power Consumption - FurMark 1.19 GPU Stress Test - Power Consumption (external Monitor) 1280x720 *
9.1 Watt (2%)
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
0 (!) 4 ~ 2 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2018

F1 2018

2018
low 1280x720
12  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

2018
low 1280x720
3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
0 (!) 5.9 ~ 3 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
5.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
26.5 30 fps ~ 28 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
12.5 14.4 fps ~ 13 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
6.5 fps  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.