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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game HD i7 3840QM HD i5 M430
Cyberpunk 2077 1728% 4878%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 1572% 4453%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 1518% 4305%
Watch Dogs Legion 1664% 4702%
FIFA 21 822% 2411%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1518% 4305%
Godfall 2869% 7984%
Grand Theft Auto VI 2473% 6904%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 2521% 7037%
Genshin Impact 1728% 4878%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the Intel HD i7 3840QM are massively better than the Intel HD i5 M430.

The HD i7 3840QM was released over a year more recently than the HD i5 M430, and so the HD i7 3840QM is likely to have better driver support, meaning it will be more optimized for running the latest games when compared to the HD i5 M430.

The HD i7 3840QM and the HD i5 M430 have the same amount of video memory, but are likely to provide slightly different experiences when displaying game textures at high resolutions.

The HD i5 M430 has 4.3 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the HD i7 3840QM, which means that the memory performance of the HD i5 M430 is marginally better than the HD i7 3840QM.

The HD i7 3840QM has 16 Shader Processing Units and the HD i5 M430 has 12. However, the actual shader performance of the HD i7 3840QM is 83 and the actual shader performance of the HD i5 M430 is 15. The HD i7 3840QM having 68 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the HD i7 3840QM delivers a marginally smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the HD i5 M430.

The HD i7 3840QM requires 45 Watts to run and the HD i5 M430 requires 35 Watts. The HD i7 3840QM requires 10 Watts more than the HD i5 M430 to run. The difference is not significant enough for the HD i7 3840QM to have a noticeably larger impact on your yearly electricity bills than the HD i5 M430.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed650 MHzvs500 MHz
Boost Clock1300 MHzvs-
ArchitectureIvy Bridge GT2Arrandale
OC Potential - vs None
Driver Support Good vs -
Release Date29 Apr 2012vs30 Mar 2010
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link

Resolution Performance

1366x768 - green tick vs green tick -
1600x900 - green tick vs green tick -
green tick vs -
2560x1440 - green tick vs green tick -
green tick vs -

GPU Memory

Memory Speed800 MHzvs533 MHz
Memory Bus64 Bitvs128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3vsDDR3
Memory Bandwidth12.8GB/secvs17.1GB/sec
L2 Cache 1024 KB green tick vs -
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units16vs12
Actual Shader Performance4%vs1%
Texture Mapping Units4vs-
Texture Rate2.6 GTexel/svs-
Render Output Units2vs-
Pixel Rate1.3 GPixel/svs-

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)-vs-
VGA Connections0vs-
DVI Connections0vs-
HDMI Connections0vs-
DisplayPort Connections-vs-

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power45 Wattsvs35 Watts
Recommended PSU--

GPU Features

Shader Model5.0vs4.0
Open GL4.0vs2.1
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUyesyes

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i7-3840QM 4-Core 2.8GHz-
Recommended RAM4 GB-
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1366x768-

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewN/AHD i5 M430 is specific version of GMA5700MHD graphics that is built into the 'Intel Core i5 M430' processor. You can only play most of the latest games like Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Batman: Arkham City, Crysis 2 on the lowest settings, but you might experience a small lag. Less demanding games will run from medium to high settings.
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