HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) vs Radeon HD 8860 OEM

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 5 Sep 2014
HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
Radeon HD 8860 OEM
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 8 Jan 2013
Radeon HD 8860 OEM

Summary

Reasons to consider HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)

160 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon HD 8860 OEM .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 8860 OEM

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports Mantle.

Radeon HD 8860 OEM

HWBench recommends Radeon HD 8860 OEM

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)Radeon HD 8860 OEM
GPU NameBroadwell GT2 ()vsCuracao (Curacao PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size49 mm²vs212 mm²
Transistors189 millionvs2,800 million
Shaders24vs1280
Compute Units0vs20
Core clock100 MHzvs925 MHz
ROPs1vs32
TMUs4vs80

Memory Configuration

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)Radeon HD 8860 OEM
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR5
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs256 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs1400 MHz
5600 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)Radeon HD 8860 OEM
TDP15 wattsvs175 watts
Release Date5 Sep 2014vs8 Jan 2013

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    0.10 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    29.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    400.00 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    74.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    0.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    179.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    4.80 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 8860 OEM
    2368.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better