Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs Intel Arctic Sound-M

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and Intel Arctic Sound-M 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 2022 and comes with 16 GB of HBM2e memory, with a bandwidth of 1229 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 500 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: 500 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of Intel Arctic Sound-M:

  • Intel Arctic Sound-M is newer: launch date is 2022.
  • Up to 1820.57% higher in FLOPS: 14750 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel Arctic Sound-M
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel Arctic Sound-M
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 12.7
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 6 nm
Transistors: unknown 21700 million
Die Size: unknown 406 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 2022
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Xe Graphics
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 4.0 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 1200 MHz 2.4 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 16 GB
Type of memory: System Shared HBM2e
Memory Bus: System Shared 4096 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 1229 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 8192
TMUs: 48 256
ROPs: 6 128
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 8 MB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Single-slot
Length: - 267 mm 10.5 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 500 W
Suggested PSU: - 900 W
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - 8-pin EPS
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 Arctic Sound-M
115.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
Intel Arctic Sound-M
230.4 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel Arctic Sound-M
29490 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
Intel Arctic Sound-M
14750 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel Arctic Sound-M
3686 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
Intel Arctic Sound-M
8192
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
Intel Arctic Sound-M
256
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
Intel Arctic Sound-M
128

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
Intel Arctic Sound-M
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
Intel Arctic Sound-M
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
Intel Arctic Sound-M
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
Intel Arctic Sound-M
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
Intel Arctic Sound-M
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
Intel Arctic Sound-M
No data

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