Intel HD 520

Intel HD 520 Benchmark and Specs

Intel HD 520 GPU benchmark and specs - Intel Graphics card rating. How good is the HD 520 for gaming?

Benchmark Score

2 %
Bad score from 19 samples
Low uncertainty
428th of 549
72nd of 549
19 benchmarks

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GPU Comparison

The Intel HD 520 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more GPUs with our GPU Comparison Tool.

Intel Iris 6100
3 %
Intel UHD 620
2 %
AMD Radeon R5 M330
2 %
Intel HD 520
2 %
Intel HD 4600
2 %
Intel HD 5500
1 %
Intel UHD 605
0 %

GPU benchmarks

Here are the performance results of this graphics card in both the hardwareDB Benchmark and other benchmark utilities. Synthetic tests are an estimation of real-world performance using consistent and repeatable benchmarks. All tests were performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Flux Core

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

8 FPS average
5 FPS 10% low
7 FPS 1% low


Randomly generated noise sphere test

5 FPS average
5 FPS 10% low
7 FPS 1% low


Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

6 FPS average
5 FPS 10% low
4 FPS 1% low


Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

3 FPS average
2 FPS 10% low
4 FPS 1% low

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Alternative benchmarks

Here are some benchmark results using alternative testing software

Geekbench 5 (OpenCL)

Geekbench 5 (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

Geekbench 5 (Vulkan)

Geekbench 5 (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL)

Geekbench 6 (OpenCL)

OpenCL compute benchmark

Geekbench 6 (Vulkan)

Geekbench 6 (Vulkan)

Vulkan compute benchmark


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Core Clock 300 MHz
Boost Clock 900 MHz
TDP 15 W
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.6
Pixel Rate 2.7 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 21.6 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 192
Texture Mapping Units 24
Render Output Processors 3

Intel HD 520

Thanks to our GPU Benchmark, we have measured the Intel HD 520 as a bad gaming performer a score of 2%.

In terms of clock speed, the HD 520 GPU core runs at a frequency of 300 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 900 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

As for rendering API support, the HD 520 supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.6 features are supported. If your GPU is too old and doesn't support a newer API certain titles may not be playable.

The Intel HD 520 has a TDP of 15W, this is the amount of heat energy produced by the chip as a byproduct. The higher the TDP, the more heat is produced.

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