HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) vs GeForce GTX 670

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
Memory: 0Mb System SharedDESKTOP
Release date: 5 Sep 2014
HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
GeForce GTX 670
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 10 May 2012
GeForce GTX 670

Summary

Reasons to consider HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)

155 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the GeForce GTX 670 .
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.

Reasons to consider GeForce GTX 670

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports PhysX
Supports G-Sync
Supports ShadowPlay (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty)
Based on an outdated architecture (Nvidia Kepler), there are less performance optimizations for current games and applications

GeForce GTX 670

HWBench recommends GeForce GTX 670

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)GeForce GTX 670
GPU NameBroadwell GT2 ()vsGK104 (GK104-325-A2)
Fab Process14 nmvs28 nm
Die Size49 mm²vs294 mm²
Transistors189 millionvs3,540 million
Shaders24vs1344
Compute Units0vs7
Core clock100 MHzvs915 MHz
ROPs1vs32
TMUs4vs112

Memory Configuration

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)GeForce GTX 670
Memory TypeSystem SharedvsGDDR5
Bus WidthSystem Sharedvs256 bit
Memory SpeedSystem Sharedvs1502 MHz
6008 MHz effective
Memory Size0 Mbvs2048 Mb

Additional details

HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)GeForce GTX 670
TDP15 wattsvs170 watts
Release Date5 Sep 2014vs10 May 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    0.10 GP/s
  • GeForce GTX 670
    25.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    400.00 GT/s
  • GeForce GTX 670
    102.00 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    0.00 GB/s
  • GeForce GTX 670
    192.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2)
    4.80 GFLOPs
  • GeForce GTX 670
    2460.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better