Intel HD Graphics 3000 vs NVIDIA GeForce Go 7950 GTX

Graphics Processor

GPU model Sandy Bridge GT2 G71
Architecture Generation 6.0 Curie
Foundry Intel TSMC
Manufacturing process 32 nm 90 nm
Number of transistors 624 million 278 million
Die size 149 mm² 196 mm²

Integrated Graphics

Release date Feb 1st, 2011
Generation HD Graphics-M (Sandy Bridge)
Production End-of-life
Interface Ring Bus
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Base clock 350 MHz
Boost clock 1000 MHz
Memory clock System Shared 700 MHz 1400 Mbps effective
GPU clock 575 MHz

Memory Configuration

Memory size System Shared 512 MB
Memory type System Shared GDDR3
Memory bus width System Shared 256 bit
Bandwidth System Dependent 44.80 GB/s

Render Configuration

Shading units 96
TMUs 12 24
ROPs 2 16
Execution units 12
Pixel shaders 24
Vertex shaders 8


Pixel rate 2.000 GPixel/s 9.200 GPixel/s
Texture rate 12.00 GTexel/s 13.80 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance 192.0 GFLOPS
Vertex rate 1.150 GVertices/s

Dimensions & Outputs

Slot width IGP MXM Module
TDP unknown 45 W
Outputs No outputs No outputs
Power connectors None
Board number E466, P469

API Support & Features

DirectX 11.1 (10_1) 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL 3.1 2.1
Shader model 4.1 3.0

Other Features

Mobile graphics

Release date Oct 12th, 2006
Generation GeForce Go 7 (Go 7000)
Production End-of-life
Interface MXM-III
Predecessor GeForce Go 6
Successor GeForce 8M


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