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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon HD 8650G Intel HD Graphics 4600 Desktop
Cyberpunk 2077 889% 1313%
Valheim 889% 1313%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 804% 1192%
Outriders 854% 1263%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 775% 1150%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1291% 1888%
Far Cry 6 1330% 1944%
Days Gone 836% 1238%
Little Nightmares 2 355% 550%
Diablo 4 1186% 1738%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon HD 8650G are significantly better than the Intel HD Graphics 4600 Desktop.

The Radeon HD 8650G has a 133 MHz higher core clock speed and 20 more Texture Mapping Units than the Graphics 4600. This results in the Radeon HD 8650G providing 11.2 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The Radeon HD 8650G has a 133 MHz higher core clock speed and 6 more Render Output Units than the Graphics 4600. This results in the Radeon HD 8650G providing 3.5 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

The Graphics 4600 was released less than a year after the Radeon HD 8650G, and so they are likely to have similar driver support for optimizing performance when running the latest games.

The Radeon HD 8650G and the HD Graphics 4600 Desktop have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The Radeon HD 8650G has 4.3 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the Graphics 4600, which means that the memory performance of the Radeon HD 8650G is marginally better than the Graphics 4600.

The Radeon HD 8650G has 384 Shader Processing Units and the HD Graphics 4600 Desktop has 20. However, the actual shader performance of the Radeon HD 8650G is 276 and the actual shader performance of the Graphics 4600 is 100. The Radeon HD 8650G having 176 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the Radeon HD 8650G delivers a slightly smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the Graphics 4600.

The Graphics 4600 transistor size technology is 10 nm (nanometers) smaller than the Radeon HD 8650G. This means that the Graphics 4600 is expected to run very slightly cooler and achieve higher clock frequencies than the Radeon HD 8650G.

The Radeon HD 8650G requires 35 Watts to run and the HD Graphics 4600 Desktop requires 88 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 300 Watts for the Graphics 4600, but we do not have a recommended PSU wattage for the Radeon HD 8650G. The Graphics 4600 requires 53 Watts more than the Radeon HD 8650G to run. The difference is significant enough that the Graphics 4600 may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the Radeon HD 8650G.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed533 MHzvs400 MHz
Boost Clock720 MHzvs1250 MHz
ArchitectureTerascale 3Haswell GT2-MB
OC Potential None vs None
Driver Support - vs Ok
Release Date23 May 2013vs03 Jun 2013
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768 - vs green tick
5.1
1600x900 - vs green tick
3.5
1920x1080 - vs green tick
2.4
2560x1440 - vs green tick
1.8
3840x2160 - vs green tick
1.2

GPU Memory

MemoryN/AvsN/A
Memory Speed933 MHzvs800 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth29.9GB/secvs25.6GB/sec
L2 Cache - vs green tick 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units384vs20
Actual Shader Performance13%vs5%
Technology32nmvs22nm
Texture Mapping Units24vs4
Texture Rate12.8 GTexel/svs1.6 GTexel/s
Render Output Units8vs2
Pixel Rate4.3 GPixel/svs0.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)2560x1600vs2560x1600
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections0vs0
HDMI Connections0vs0
DisplayPort Connections-vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power35 Wattsvs88 Watts
Recommended PSU-300 Watts & 22 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX11.1vs11.1
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.2vs4.0
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesno
SLI/Crossfireyesvsno
Dedicatednovsno
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor--
Recommended RAM4 GBvs4 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768vs1366x768

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewRadeon HD 8650G is an integrated mobile GFX, first seen on the APU A10-5750M, based on the 32nm, Terascale 3 architecture.
It offer 384 Shader Processing Units, 24 TMUs and 8 ROPs, on a DDR3 memory interface of either a 128-bit bus width, if the laptop system RAM's is dual-channelled, or a 64-bit bus width, if not. The central units runs at 533MHz and goes up to 720MHz, in Turbo Mode. The memory clock can operate up to 933MHz, as the max memory supported by the CPU is DDR3-1866.
Its performance depends heavily on whether or not the memory is dual-channelled. Benchmarks put its performance is superior to today's middle-class GPUs such as GeForce GT 540M-GeForce GT 630M or Radeon HD 7650M/7670M. Therefore, modern demanding games can be played with medium detail.
Overview
Intel HD Graphics 4600 Desktop are Integrated Graphics in some of Intel's Desktop Haswell Processors.

Architecture
The Haswell GT2 Core includes support for DirectX 11.1, OpenCL 1.2 and OpenGL 4.0. Additionally, it also offers better Decoding Performance, when compared to its Predecessors.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed GT2 which offers 20 Shader Processing Units, 4 TMUs and 2 ROPs. The Central Unit Initially Runs at 200MHz and goes up to 1250MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU Shares the System's RAM which varies from System to System. Typically, the GPU reserves 1.7GB. Depending on whether or not the system's RAM is Dual-Channeled, it can access either a 64-bit or 128-bit memory interface. The operating memory clock also depends on which speed the System's RAM is running and is limited by the highest operating speed that the Processor supports. In this case, it is 800MHz.
It is then obvious the Memory Bandwidth depends on a lot of factors and thus this Graphics Card performance may vary heavily from system to system.

Performance
The Most Powerful Variant Offers Performance similar to a dedicated GeForce GT 220.
Select the Specific Version you have of this Graphics Card According to your Processor for a more Accurate Rank and experience using our tools.

System Suggestions
We recommend 4GB of RAM for a system with Intel HD Graphics 4600 Desktop.
Recommended CPU
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Possible GPU Upgrades
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GPU Variants
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