Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs Intel HD Graphics 5000

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and Intel HD Graphics 5000 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 May 27th, 2013 and comes with System Shared of System Shared memory, with a bandwidth of System Dependent. This GPU also has a base clock of 200 MHz and a boost clock of 1000 MHz, and it has a TDP of 30 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.
  • Up to 33.33% higher base clock speed: 300 MHz vs 200 MHz.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 54.23%: higher: 1252 vs 573.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 30.03%: higher: 323 vs 226.
  • Up to 16.67% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 640 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 30 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 5000:

  • Up to 0% higher boost clock speed: 1000 MHz vs 1000 MHz.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel HD Graphics 5000
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel HD Graphics 5000
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 7.5
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 22 nm
Transistors: unknown 1300 million
Die Size: unknown 181 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 May 27th, 2013
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) HD Graphics-M (Haswell)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus Ring Bus
Reviews: 2 in our database 2 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 200 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 1000 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared System Shared
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared System Shared
Type of memory: System Shared System Shared
Memory Bus: System Shared System Shared
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent System Dependent
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 320
TMUs: 48 40
ROPs: 6 4
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP IGP
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 30 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 (11_1)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.3
OpenCL: 6252 3444
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
Intel HD Graphics 5000
4 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
Intel HD Graphics 5000
40 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
Intel HD Graphics 5000
640 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel HD Graphics 5000
160 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
Intel HD Graphics 5000
320
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
Intel HD Graphics 5000
40
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
Intel HD Graphics 5000
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
Intel HD Graphics 5000
573
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
Intel HD Graphics 5000
226
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
Intel HD Graphics 5000
64543
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
Intel HD Graphics 5000
3444
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
Intel HD Graphics 5000
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
Intel HD Graphics 5000
408

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