Your PC’s graphics card determines the speed at which your device can render images, process graphical data, and generally make use of all of that horsepower inside your computer. 

It also serves as a conduit between your PC’s central processing unit (CPU) and its display monitor or television set. Intel and AMD both have products that fit your needs. Choosing which one to buy depends on your budget and how you plan to use it. If you are on a tight budget, you may be more likely to choose Intel because of the low cost of their CPU units.

AMD graphics card is the better option if you are looking for a powerful video card to use in your computer. Intel’s graphics card is not as powerful, but Intel does offer Intel HD graphics which can be useful to you. Intel processors have Intel HD integrated graphics which are not very powerful but Intel processors handle stress and Intel’s HD graphics are better than AMD GPUs.

The average frequency of Intel is 2.5-3.0 GHz while Intel has a higher clock speed which runs up to 4 GHz. Intel’s processor is made for process-intensive applications and Intel’s integrated GPU (GPU) is the best in the world, making it a great choice for anyone who needs power in their video cards. Intel’s processor is totally worth the money you pay for it and Intel makes a great CPU.

Which graphics card is better Intel vs AMD

AMD is a bit better than Intel, because Intel only has a 3-year warranty, while AMD warranties are 5 years. Intel graphics cards have fewer cores, which means that Intel graphics cards are not as powerful as AMD graphics cards. 

Intel also does not offer the same performance for gaming and other graphic-intensive applications. Intel is cheaper though and if you are on a tight budget then Intel may be your best choice.

Intel HD graphics are rarely found in Intel processors. Intel’s video card is less powerful than AMD’s, but Intel’s CPU cores are much better at processing and Intel processes at a faster speed too. Intel has more cores, while AMD only has up to 6 cores on their processors. 

Intel processors have Intel HD integrated graphics which are not very powerful but Intel processors handle stress and Intel’s HD graphics is better than AMD’s. Intel has a higher clock speed, Intel’s processor runs up to 4 GHz while the average frequency of Intel is 2.5-3.0 GHz. Intel processors are made for process-intensive applications while intel graphics cards are made for less process-intensive applications. Intel processors are faster than AMD. 

Intel HD graphics is a good option for Intel processors and Intel CPUs. Intel’s integrated GPU (GPU) is the best in the world and Intel chips are the best on the market because of their speed, efficiency, price, power consumption, size etc..

Intel Core i5-7500

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The Intel Core i5-7500 is Intel’s 7th generation, quad-core processor and it runs at a base clock speed of 3.4 GHz. This makes it perfect for multitasking and for running many programs simultaneously without sacrificing performance or having the PC become slow to respond to keyboard commands.

Intel Turbo Boost technology allows for an automatic increase in Intel’s clock frequency when one or more cores are under heavy load. Intel Core i5-7500 is also Intel’s first Intel Core processor to feature Intel HD Graphics 630 integrated graphics, which should allow the computer to play some games flawlessly at medium settings. 

This Intel Core i5 processor features Intel Smart Cache which allows Intel to prioritize between different applications and services to make them run at their best. It also features Intel Optane technology, which should improve performance when used for an extended period of time. 

This Intel processor has a 45 Watt TDP (Thermal Design Power), meaning that it will work with Intel’s Intel LGA-1151 Socket and Intel 300 Series Chipset, Intel Z270 chipset. Intel Core i5-7500 has a 5 year lifetime expectancy (7th generation).

Specs
Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB
CPU SocketLGA 1151
Item Weight0.75 lbs
Wattage65
4K SupportYes, at 60Hz
DirectX* Support12
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.10 GHz
REASONS TO BUY
Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology1
REASONS TO AVOID
Less reasonable pricing
Average multi-tasking performance against the competition.
Relatively old
Package does not include CPU Cooler which may cost anywhere between $25 to $90 depending on quality and performance

Intel Core i5-9400

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The Intel Core i5-9400 is Intel’s 8th generation, quad-core processor. Intel Core i5-9400 runs at a base clock speed of 2.9 GHz which can be boosted up to 4.1 GHz when it is needed. 

Intel Turbo Boost 3.0 will allow Intel Core i5-9400 to automatically increase the CPU’s frequency on one or more cores when the load is heavy (up to another 400 MHz) without having to overclock it. 

Intel Core i5-9400 has Intel HD Graphics 630 video card with a base clock speed of 1 GHz and a maximum graphics frequency of 1.2 GHz. 

It features Intel Smart Cache just like Intel Core i5-7500 does, but Intel Core i5-9400 has Intel Optane Memory support, which is Intel’s latest storage technology. Intel Core i5-9400 features Intel UHD Graphics 630 video card with a base clock speed of 1 GHz and a maximum graphics frequency of 1.2 GHz. 

It features Intel Smart Cache just like Intel Core i5-7500 does, but Intel Core i5-9400 has Intel Optane Memory support, which is Intel’s latest storage technology. Intel Core i5-9400 can have a 5.5 Watt Intel UHD Graphics 630 graphics card installed instead of the standard Intel HD Graphics 630 one if it’s needed for you to be able to play some games at high settings and at a 4K resolution. Intel Core i5-9400 has Intel’s 8th generation (Coffee Lake) Intel LGA-1151 Socket and Intel 300 Series Chipset, Intel Z370 chipset. Intel Core i5-9400 has a 3-year life expectancy.

Specs
Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB
CPU SocketLGA 1151
Item Weight0.57 lbs
Wattage65
4K SupportYes, at 60Hz
DirectX* Support12
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.05 GHz
REASONS TO BUY
$166 is very competitive price
Excellent for gaming
Superior all-core boost speed
Relatively new
Excellent general gaming performance
Includes a CPU cooler at no additional cost
REASONS TO AVOID
Low all-core base speed

Intel i5-9600

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Intel Core i5-9600 is Intel’s 8th generation, Hexa core processor and runs at a base clock speed of 3.1 GHz. Intel Turbo Boost technology and Intel’s Intel HD Graphics 630 video card will allow Intel Core i5-9600 to automatically increase the CPU’s frequency on one or more cores when the load is heavy (up to 400 MHz) without having to overclock it. This Intel processor features Intel Smart Cache and Intel Optane Memory support which should lead to faster access of frequently used data.

It also has Intel UHD Graphics 630 video card with a base clock speed of 1GHz and a max graphics frequency of 1.2GHz, but this Intel processor has Intel’s Intel UHD Graphics 630 video card and Intel Optane Memory support, which should lead to faster access of frequently used data. Intel Core i5-9600 can have a 7 Watt Intel UHD Graphics 630 graphics card installed instead of the standard Intel HD Graphics 630 one if it’s needed for you to be able to play some games at high settings and at a 4K resolution.

Specs
Processor GraphicsIntel® UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Base Frequency350 MHz
Graphics Video Max Memory64 GB
CPU SocketLGA 1151
Item Weight0.57 lbs
Wattage65
4K SupportYes, at 60Hz
DirectX* Support12
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.15 GHz
REASONS TO BUY
Excellent for gaming
Excellent base clock speed
Excellent boost clock speed of 4.6GHz
Excellent general gaming performance
REASONS TO AVOID
Expensively priced at $198
Outdated manufacturing process for thermals
Relatively old
Package does not include CPU Cooler which may cost anywhere between $25 to $90 depending on quality and performance

AMD Ryzen 5 3400G

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AMD Ryzen 5 is a powerful Intel-based PC that has been designed for both computers and consoles. It has been around for a few years now but it doesn’t seem to have the same power requirements as Intel. Intel seems to be more popular in the home theatre world because of its higher TDP Intel being a better option when it comes to Intel vs AMD graphics cards.

There are also many great features that Intel provides, such as Intel underdrive technology. Intel underdrive technology works well with Intel-based PCS and consoles. Intel underdrive technology can be used to lower the Intel CPU temperature. Intel is also really good when it comes to Intel vs AMD graphics cards.

Specs
GraphicsRadeon RX Vega 11
Graphics Base Frequency1400 MHz
Graphics Core Count11
Item Weight‎1.12 lbs
Base Clock3.7GHz
REASONS TO BUY
Quad-core with hyperthreading
Astonishing integrated graphics performance
Unlocked CPU and GPU cores
Efficient and cool-running
Stock cooler is terrific
REASONS TO AVOID
Not based on Zen 2 or Navi
Previous gen 2400G pricing more attractive
Stock settings push voltage pretty high

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G

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The AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is worth considering for PC users who are on a tight budget and want to use their machine as a media production workstation. The Intel Intel Core i5-6500 has better single-core performance and the Intel Core i7-7700 wins when it comes to multi-core performance, but the AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is substantially cheaper at around $100-$120.

The Intel Intel Core i3-8100 also has better single-core performance than the Intel Intel Core i5-6500 or Intel Core i7-7700, but again, it costs more at around $130-$150. Intel Intel Core i3-8100 is also available at the same price range, but it is better suited for regular PC users who don’t need a ton of performance. 

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G doesn’t offer the same performance as other AMD chips, but it does provide decent performance for a low price. It’s a great option for people looking for an inexpensive machine that can handle Intel Intel Core Intel Intel HD Graphics 630, Intel Intel Core Intel Intel UHD Graphics 620, Intel Intel Core Intel Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 or AMD Radeon Vega 8. The GPU doesn’t offer the same level of performance compared to an Nvidia GeForce 1050 or 1060, but it costs a lot less and can still run most games on low to medium settings with decent frame rates Intel Intel Core Intel Intel HD Graphics 630.

Specs
GraphicsRadeon™ Vega 8 Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency1100 MHz
Graphics Core Count11
Item Weight‎1.00 lbs
Base Clock3.5GHz
REASONS TO BUY
Extremely affordable
Strong Vega graphics
Works with existing AM4 motherboards
Solid 720p gaming performance
REASONS TO AVOID
BIOS compatibility
Requires expensive
Requires a better heatsink
driver incompatibilities

AMD Athlon 200GE

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AMD Athlon 200GE is an Intel Intel Pentium G4560 and Intel Intel Core i3-8100 competitor. Intel Pentium G4560 and Intel Intel Core i3-8100 are both budget Intel Intel Core i3 processors that perform well in the market for their price. AMD Athlon 200GE is a budget processor too but is less powerful than the other two.

The CPU does come with integrated Vega 3 graphics, which is a huge plus both for regular PC users as well as gamers on a tight budget. It’s only $55, making it one of the cheaper options out there with integrated graphics. AMD Athlon 200GE are all solid options for people who don’t need a ton of power but still want decent performance without breaking the bank.  

AMD Athlon processors are budget-oriented with a lower price point. AMD Athlon processors have been manufactured by Advanced Micro Devices since the 1990s. It was first introduced on June 15, 1991, as a competitor to Intel Intel Pentium and Intel Intel Celeron. Due to its competitive pricing, AMD Athlon processors are geared towards entry-level users who don’t need all the power of an Intel Intel Core i3

The key differences between AMD Athlon and other CPUs are that these chips are based on the company’s K5 microarchitecture instead of more advanced P6 microarchitecture.

AMD Athlon processors support the legacy instruction set, however, it has been largely phased out in Intel Intel-based systems. AMD Athlon XP processors don’t have SSE2 instructions and Intel Intel Pentium II/III chips do not support AMD’s 3DNow! technology. Intel began phasing out their Pentium II/III chips in favor Intel Intel Celeron and Intel Intel Pentium 4.

Specs
GraphicsRadeon™ Vega 3 Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency1000 MHz
Graphics Core Count3
Item Weight‎1.00 lbs
Base Clock3.5GHz
REASONS TO BUY
Reliable computing for everyday users
Smooth videos and gaming
Upgradable
Good price for an ultra entry level option
REASONS TO AVOID
Lightweight stock cooler
Average multi-tasking performance against the competition.
Mediocre boost clock speed of 3.2GHz
Relatively old

What should you look for in a graphics

What should you look for in a graphics GadgetScane

AMD GPUs and Intel graphics cards are immersed in fierce competition. Intel graphics cards do not deliver good performance for gaming, so Intel is recommended for CPU-intensive applications. Intel’s graphics card is more expensive and Intel processors do not have Intel HD graphics which is useful for streaming video. Intel has better PC gaming performance, but Intel and AMD have equal graphic performance when it comes to CPU-intensive tasks.

Intel HD graphics are very powerful and Intel HD is the best choice of all because Intel’s integrated GPU (GPU) delivers better performance than any other GPU in the world. Intel offers faster loading time and smooth video playback than AMD, which means that Intel’s processor runs faster than AMD’s. Intel also saves more battery power and Intel’s integrated GPU (GPU) handles stress and Intel’s graphics card is better than AMD GPUs.

Intel offers a higher clock speed, Intel’s processor runs up to 4 GHz while the average frequency of Intel is 2.5-3.0 GHz. Intel processors are made for process-intensive applications while intel graphics cards are made for less process-intensive applications. Intel processors are faster than AMD. Intel’s graphics card is the best in the world and Intel chips are the best on the market because of their speed, efficiency, price, power consumption, size and etc..

Gaming performance of intel and AMD

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Intel has better PC gaming performance, but Intel and AMD have equal graphic performance when it comes to CPU-intensive tasks. Intel HD graphics are very powerful and Intel HD is the best choice of all because Intel’s integrated GPU (GPU) delivers better performance than any other GPU in the world. Intel offers faster loading time and smooth video playback than AMD, which means that Intel’s processor runs faster than AMD’s.

Intel also saves more battery power and Intel’s integrated GPU (GPU) handles stress and Intel’s graphics card is better than AMD GPUs. Intel offers a higher clock speed, Intel’s processor runs up to 4 GHz while the average frequency of Intel is 2.5-3.0 GHz. Intel processors are made for process-intensive applications while intel graphics cards are made for less process-intensive applications. Intel processors are faster than AMD. Intel’s graphics card is the best in the world and Intel chips are the best on the market because of their speed, efficiency, price, power consumption, size and etc..

AMD has challenged Intel on the gaming performance of Intel graphic chips and Intel is now developing all-new chips that are specifically designed for gamers. Intel graphics processing units (GPU) have been outperformed by their AMD counterparts in video games according to tests done by Intel. Intel is now working on their newest release of Intel HD Graphics 620 that will be geared towards gamers, which Intel claims will make Intel the fastest integrated graphics processor on the market.

When Intel’s latest Intel HD Graphics 620 is released it will be Intel’s fastest integrated graphics processor according to Intel. Intel GPU are also better for playing games that require fast response time because of their lower leg, which makes them a better choice for gamers who want the most amount of gameplay and therefore need the lowest possible lag on their Intel graphics cards. Intel’s GPU will be geared towards gamers and so Intel has stated that they will also be more efficient at playing newer games due to Intel investing in the latest gaming trends.

Intel HD graphics performance is also much higher than AMD which makes Intel a better choice for fast paced video games. Intel’s integrated graphics is far superior to AMD’s, as tests show Intel’s Intel HD Graphics 620 to be superior in terms of PC gaming performance Intel also has a clear advantage when it comes to integrated graphics for laptops.

Intel GPUs are commonly used on notebooks, and they provide much better performance than the Radeon 3200 Graphics frequently included with AMD based laptops. Intel provides many more features compared to Intel’s competitors AMD and Intel Intel is constantly upgrading Intel HD Graphics with many new features Intel is always working towards providing the best Intel graphics cards for gaming Intel is also constantly updating their Intel HD graphics to include new technologies that are only available on Intel’s Intel processors.

Conclusion

Intel Intel Core Intel Intel HD Graphics 630 is a great option for people who need to use applications that require a lot of graphics power but don’t want to spend the money on an expensive computer. The GPU doesn’t offer the same level of performance compared to an Nvidia GeForce 1050 or 1060, but it costs much less and can still run most games on low-medium settings with decent frame rates.

AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is worth considering if you are looking for a more affordable PC that can handle graphic design workstation needs such as using Photoshop CC (2018) without having any laggy issues when editing photos or videos.

Intel Intel Core Intel Intel HD Graphics 630 is better suited for graphic design as well, particularly if you are doing heavy video editing and getting Intel Intel Core Intel Intel UHD Graphics 620.

If you’re building a new PC or trying to decide between two options that provide similar performance, then you’ll have to gauge what your needs are. If you’re doing heavy video editing Intel Intel Core Intel Intel UHD Graphics 620 is a better choice. If you’re just looking for a PC for standard computer usage Intel Intel Core Intel Intel HD Graphics 630 is the best option, but if you do graphic design workstation needs such as using Photoshop CC (2018) then AMD Ryzen 3 2200G is a better choice.