Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs ATI Radeon HD 5950

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and ATI Radeon HD 5950 on the other side.

The first video card was released on Sep 1st, 2015. 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 300 MHz and a boost clock of 1000 MHz, TDP of this video card is 15 W.

The second video card was released on Never Released and comes with 1 GB of GDDR5 memory, with a bandwidth of 128.0 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 302 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 540:

  • Intel Iris Graphics 540 is newer: launch date is Sep 1st, 2015.
  • Consumes less energy: 302 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 5950:

  • Up to 171.88% higher in FLOPS: 2088 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon HD 5950
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon HD 5950
GPU Variant: - Hemlock PRO
Processor: Generation 9.0 TeraScale 2
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 40 nm
Transistors: unknown 2154 million
Die Size: unknown 334 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Never Released
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Evergreen (HD 5900)
Predecessor: - Radeon R700
Successor: - Northern Islands
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1000 MHz 4 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 1 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR5
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 128.0 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 1440
TMUs: 48 72
ROPs: 6 32
Compute units: - 18
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 8 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache: - 512 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 279 mm 11 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 302 W
Suggested PSU: - 700 W
Outputs: No outputs 2x DVI1x HDMI 1.3a1x DisplayPort 1.1
Power Connectors: - 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.4
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon HD 5950
23.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon HD 5950
52.2 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon HD 5950
2088 GFLOPS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
ATI Radeon HD 5950
1440
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
ATI Radeon HD 5950
72
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
ATI Radeon HD 5950
32

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
ATI Radeon HD 5950
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
ATI Radeon HD 5950
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
ATI Radeon HD 5950
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
ATI Radeon HD 5950
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
ATI Radeon HD 5950
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
ATI Radeon HD 5950
No data

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