Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs Intel HD Graphics 505

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and Intel HD Graphics 505 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 Sep 1st, 2016 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 650 MHz, and it has a TDP of 6 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:

  • Up to 33.33% higher base clock speed: 300 MHz vs 200 MHz.
  • Up to 35% higher boost clock speed: 1000 MHz vs 650 MHz.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 72.44%: higher: 1252 vs 345.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 70.9%: higher: 323 vs 94.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 505:

  • Intel HD Graphics 505 is newer: launch date is Sep 1st, 2016.
  • Up to 143.75% higher in FLOPS: 187.2 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 6 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel HD Graphics 505
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel HD Graphics 505
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 9.0
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 14 nm
Transistors: unknown unknown
Die Size: unknown unknown
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Sep 1st, 2016
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) HD Graphics-T (Goldmont)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
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 650 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: 384 144
TMUs: 48 18
ROPs: 6 3
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 6 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 (12_1)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: 6252 1433
Vulkan: 2018 1760
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
Intel HD Graphics 505
1.95 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
Intel HD Graphics 505
11.7 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
Intel HD Graphics 505
187.2 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel HD Graphics 505
23.4 GFLOPS (1:8)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
Intel HD Graphics 505
144
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
Intel HD Graphics 505
18
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
Intel HD Graphics 505
3

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
Intel HD Graphics 505
345
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
Intel HD Graphics 505
94
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
Intel HD Graphics 505
31803
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
Intel HD Graphics 505
1433
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
Intel HD Graphics 505
1760
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
Intel HD Graphics 505
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