Intel Iris Graphics 5100 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 5100 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M on the other side.

The first video card was released on May 27th, 2013. This GPU is equipped with System Shared of System Shared memory, with a bandwidth of System Dependent. The architecture of this card: base clock of 200 MHz and a boost clock of 1100 MHz, TDP of this video card is 30 W.

The second video card was released on Jan 5th, 2011 and comes with 1 GB of DDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 28.80 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 35 W.

This table also comprises board specifications, pixel and texture filtration, launch price, and benchmarks such as G3DMark, PassMark G2D, 3DMark Firestrike, FPS, and Hashrate.

Key Differences

Advantages of Intel Iris Graphics 5100:

  • Intel Iris Graphics 5100 is newer: launch date is May 27th, 2013.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 35.19%: higher: 753 vs 488.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 68.25%: higher: 274 vs 87.
  • Up to 63.35% higher in FLOPS: 704 GFLOPS vs 258 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 35 W vs 30 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M:

No advantages here...

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 5100 NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 5100 NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
GPU Variant: - N12P-GS-A1
Processor: Generation 7.5 Fermi
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 22 nm 40 nm
Transistors: 1300 million 585 million
Die Size: 181 mm² 116 mm²
General information
Release Date: May 27th, 2013 Jan 5th, 2011
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Haswell) GeForce 500M
Predecessor: - GeForce 400M
Successor: - GeForce 600M
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus MXM-A (3.0)
Reviews: 2 in our database -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 200 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1100 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 900 MHz 1800 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 1 GB
Type of memory: System Shared DDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 28.80 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 320 96
TMUs: 40 16
ROPs: 4 4
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 64 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: - 256 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP MXM Module
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 30 W 35 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (11_1) 12 (11_0)
OpenGL: 4.3 4.6
OpenCL: 4150 1797
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
4.4 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
2.688 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
44 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
10.75 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
704 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
258 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
176 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
21.5 GFLOPS (1:12)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
320
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
96
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
40
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
4
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
753
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
488
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
274
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
87
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
70074
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
4150
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
1797
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
No data
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
15.41

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 5100
92.23
NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M
No data

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