Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs ATI Radeon X1800 XT

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and ATI Radeon X1800 XT 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 Oct 1st, 2005 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 44.80 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 113 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.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 88.74%: higher: 1252 vs 141.
  • Consumes less energy: 113 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon X1800 XT:

  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 28.48%: higher: 415 vs 323.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon X1800 XT
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon X1800 XT
GPU Variant: - R520 XT (215RFNBKA15FG)
Processor: Generation 9.0 R500
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 90 nm
Transistors: unknown 321 million
Die Size: unknown 288 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Oct 1st, 2005
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Radeon R500 PCIe (X1800)
Predecessor: - Radeon R400 PCIe
Successor: - Radeon R600
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 549 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 76 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 700 MHz 1400 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.5 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 44.80 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 -
TMUs: 48 16
ROPs: 6 16
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 113 W
Suggested PSU: - 300 W
Outputs: No outputs 2x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - 1x 6-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - A520
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 4.6 2.1
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
9.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
9.6 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
141
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
415
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
ATI Radeon X1800 XT
No data

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