Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs ATI Radeon X1900 XT

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and ATI Radeon X1900 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 2006 and comes with 0.25 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 46.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 100 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:

  • Passmark G3DMark is 88.34%: higher: 1252 vs 146.
  • Consumes less energy: 100 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon X1900 XT:

  • ATI Radeon X1900 XT is newer: launch date is 2006.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 26.63%: higher: 409 vs 323.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon X1900 XT
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon X1900 XT
GPU Variant: - R580 XT (215BADBKA22FG)
Processor: Generation 9.0 R500
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 90 nm
Transistors: unknown 384 million
Die Size: unknown 352 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Radeon R500 PCIe (X1900)
Predecessor: - Radeon R400 PCIe
Successor: - Radeon R600
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 299 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 115 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 725 MHz 1450 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.25 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 46.40 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: - 242 mm 9.5 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 100 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 (full) 3.0 (partial)
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
10 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
10 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
16
Pixel Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
48
Vertex Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
146
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
409
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
ATI Radeon X1900 XT
No data

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