Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs Intel Xeon Phi 3120A

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and Intel Xeon Phi 3120A 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 Nov 12th, 2012 and comes with 6 GB of GDDR5 memory, with a bandwidth of 240.0 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 300 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.
  • Consumes less energy: 300 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of Intel Xeon Phi 3120A:

  • Up to 161.2% higher in FLOPS: 2006 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Knights
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 22 nm
Transistors: unknown 5000 million
Die Size: unknown 720 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Nov 12th, 2012
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Knights Corner (x100)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 1,695 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 2 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1250 MHz 5 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 6 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR5
Memory Bus: System Shared 384 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 240.0 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 912
TMUs: 48 32
ROPs: 6 -
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 248 mm 9.8 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 300 W
Suggested PSU: - 700 W
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) N/A
OpenGL: 4.6 N/A
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
0 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
35.2 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
2006 GFLOPS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
912
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
32
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
Intel Xeon Phi 3120A
No data

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