HD_i7_2600
Intel HD i7 2600

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How well can the HD i7 2600 run games
17 May 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the HD i7 2600 is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 10 requirement.

How many years will the HD i7 2600 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the HD i7 2600 in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this HD i7 2600 graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the HD i7 2600? A good choice when looking to upgrade the HD i7 2600 would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 780 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 5027% better performance. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 4082% better and can meet 686 of their recommended requirements.
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The HD i7 2600 is released on 09 Jan 2011

HD i7 2600 Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Intel PC game performance check HD i7 2600
GPU
Architecture
Sandy Bridge GT1
Process
32nm
TMUs
1
Texture Rate
1 GTexel/s
ROPs
1
Pixel Rate
1 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
6
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.1
Shader
4.1
Open GL
3.1
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Maximum
Shared Memory
1720 MB
Memory Speed
667 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
21.3GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
1350 MHz
Power
Max Power
95 Watts
PSU
300 Watt & 22 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Parent Processor
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1024 x 768
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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HD i7 2600 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Intel HD i7 2600 is the specific version of Intel HD Graphics 2000 Desktop that is Integrated in the Core i7-2600 Processor.


GPU
The Central Unit Initially Runs at 850MHz and goes up to 1350MHz, in Turbo Mode.


Memory
Frame Buffer: Up to 1.7GB.


Memory Channel: 64-bit or 128-bit.


Memory Clock: Up to 667MHz.


Memory Bandwidth: 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
Gaming Benchmarks Indicate its Performance is Similar to of a Dedicated
GeForce 8400 GS.


System Suggestions
We recommend 4GB of RAM for a system with Intel HD i7 2600.


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HD i7 2600 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
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