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Intel Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge)

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How well can the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) run games
27 Jul 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge), assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge)? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 4463% better and can run 759 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 651 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 3622% better performance.
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The Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) is released on 01 May 2011

Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Intel PC game performance check Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge)
GPU
Architecture
Sandy Bridge
Process
22nm
TMUs
1
Texture Rate
1 GTexel/s
ROPs
1
Pixel Rate
1 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
6
Driver Support
-
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.0
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Maximum
Shared Memory
Memory Speed
800 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
25.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
Power
Max Power
65 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Parent Processor
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1366 x 768
Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) Game Requirement Analysis

Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) are integrated graphics in the budget Celeron and Pentium Sandy Bridge Desktop processors.
Their performance depends on the processor they are integrated on, as the latter defines the Base and Boost Clock, as well as on the SYSTEM RAM, which defines the operating memory clock, and whether the GPU accesses a 64-bit or 128-bit memory interface.
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Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
4107%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Grand Theft Auto VI 3136% 5046%
Resident Evil 8 2292% 4657%
Battlefield 2042 2036% 4657%
New World 1874% 3136%
The Ascent 1486% 6292%
Far Cry 6 3136% 5191%
FIFA 22 1243% 1745%
Forza Horizon 5 1842% 2780%
Age of Empires IV 1194% 3557%
Halo Infinite 2036% 4657%
Intel HD Graphics Desktop (Sandy Bridge) Extras
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