Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs Intel UHD Graphics G4

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and Intel UHD Graphics G4 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 28th, 2020 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 500 MHz, and it has a TDP of 15 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 50% higher boost clock speed: 1000 MHz vs 500 MHz.
  • Up to 50% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 384 GFLOPS.

Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics G4:

  • Intel UHD Graphics G4 is newer: launch date is May 28th, 2020.
  • Consumes less energy: 15 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel UHD Graphics G4
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel UHD Graphics G4
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 11.0
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 10 nm
Transistors: unknown unknown
Die Size: unknown unknown
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 May 28th, 2020
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) HD Graphics-M (Lakefield)
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 500 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: 384 384
TMUs: 48 32
ROPs: 6 8
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 15 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 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
Intel UHD Graphics G4
4 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
Intel UHD Graphics G4
16 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel UHD Graphics G4
768 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
Intel UHD Graphics G4
384 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
Intel UHD Graphics G4
96 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
Intel UHD Graphics G4
384
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
Intel UHD Graphics G4
32
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
Intel UHD Graphics G4
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
Intel UHD Graphics G4
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
Intel UHD Graphics G4
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
Intel UHD Graphics G4
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
Intel UHD Graphics G4
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
Intel UHD Graphics G4
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
Intel UHD Graphics G4
No data

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