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Intel UHD Graphics 605

Intel UHD Graphics 605

The Intel UHD Graphics 605 is an integrated processor graphics unit from the Gemini Lake generation (e. g. Pentium Silver N5000), 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 maximum configuration of the Gemini Lake GPU, the UHD Graphics 605 is equipped with 18 Execution Units (EUs) running at up to 750 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 605 offers a similar performance as the Intel HD Graphics 505 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 Silver N5000 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 4.9 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 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 505 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 600 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 500 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameGemini Lake
ArchitectureIntel Gen. 9 (Apollo Lake)
Pipelines18 - unified
Core Speed300 - 750 (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
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://ark.intel.com/de/products/128990...
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Pentium Silver N50004 x 1100 MHz, 6 W200 MHz750 MHz

Benchmarks

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 41335     avg: 43601.5     median: 43601.5 (9%)     max: 45868 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 682     avg: 849     median: 853.5 (3%)     max: 1007 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 612     avg: 760.5     median: 764 (1%)     max: 902 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
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 +
- 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.

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
6.4  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.
ELEX

ELEX

2017
low 1280x720
5.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2017

F1 2017

2017
low 1280x720
13  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
38  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
34.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Prey

Prey

2017
low 1280x720
5.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
3.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
For Honor

For Honor

2017
low 1280x720
9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
7.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
4.3  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.