Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum 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 Dec 21st, 2004 and comes with 0.25 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 37.76 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 67 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 93.53%: higher: 1252 vs 81.
  • Consumes less energy: 67 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum:

  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 0.93%: higher: 326 vs 323.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
GPU Variant: - R480 XT (215RBHAGA11F)
Processor: Generation 9.0 R400
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 130 nm
Transistors: unknown 160 million
Die Size: unknown 297 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Dec 21st, 2004
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Radeon R400 PCIe (X850)
Predecessor: - Radeon R300
Successor: - Radeon R500 PCIe
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 58 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 590 MHz 1180 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 37.76 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: - 186 mm 7.3 inches
Width: - 111 mm 4.4 inches
Height: - 41 mm 1.6 inches
TDP: 15 W 67 W
Suggested PSU: - 250 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - 1x 6-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - A474-01
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 9.0b (9_2)
OpenGL: 4.6 2.1
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - 2.0b

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
8.64 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
8.64 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
81
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
326
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum
No data

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