Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs NVIDIA GeForce 830A

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 830A 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 Jul 22nd, 2014 and comes with 2 GB of DDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 14.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 1082 MHz and a boost clock of 1150 MHz, and it has a TDP of 33 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.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 9.03%: higher: 1252 vs 1139.
  • Consumes less energy: 33 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 830A:

  • Up to 260.67% higher base clock speed: 1082 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 15% higher boost clock speed: 1150 MHz vs 1000 MHz.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 50.77%: higher: 487 vs 323.
  • Up to 666.67% higher in FLOPS: 588.8 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 830A
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 830A
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Maxwell
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 28 nm
Transistors: unknown unknown
Die Size: unknown unknown
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Jul 22nd, 2014
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 800A
Predecessor: - GeForce 700A
Successor: - GeForce 900A
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 3.0 x8
Reviews: 2 in our database -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 1082 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 1150 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 900 MHz 1800 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 2 GB
Type of memory: System Shared DDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 64 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 14.40 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 256
TMUs: 48 16
ROPs: 6 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 64 KB (per SMM)
L2 Cache: - 1024 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP IGP
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 33 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 (11_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: 6252 4315
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
9.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
18.4 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
588.8 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
18.4 GFLOPS (1:32)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
256
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
1139
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
487
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
4315
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
NVIDIA GeForce 830A
No data

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