Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs Intel Arc Pro A50

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and Intel Arc Pro A50 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 Aug 8th, 2022 and comes with 6 GB of GDDR6 memory, with a bandwidth of 192.0 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 2000 MHz and a boost clock of 2350 MHz, and it has a TDP of 75 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:

  • Consumes less energy: 75 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of Intel Arc Pro A50:

  • Intel Arc Pro A50 is newer: launch date is Aug 8th, 2022.
  • Up to 566.67% higher base clock speed: 2000 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 135% higher boost clock speed: 2350 MHz vs 1000 MHz.
  • Up to 526.69% higher in FLOPS: 4813 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel Arc Pro A50
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel Arc Pro A50
GPU Variant: - ACM-G11
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 12.7
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 6 nm
Transistors: unknown 7200 million
Die Size: unknown 157 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Aug 8th, 2022
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Alchemist (Pro-Series)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 4.0 x8
Reviews: 2 in our database -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 2000 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 2350 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 2000 MHz 16 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 6 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR6
Memory Bus: System Shared 96 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 192.0 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 1024
TMUs: 48 64
ROPs: 6 32
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - 8
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 4 MB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 75 W
Suggested PSU: - 250 W
Outputs: No outputs 4x mini-DisplayPort 2.0
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
Intel Arc Pro A50
75.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
Intel Arc Pro A50
150.4 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel Arc Pro A50
9626 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
Intel Arc Pro A50
4813 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel Arc Pro A50
1203 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
Intel Arc Pro A50
No data

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