Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX 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 8th, 2006 and comes with 0.75 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 86.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 155 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 52.4%: higher: 1252 vs 596.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 68.73%: higher: 323 vs 101.
  • Consumes less energy: 155 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX:

  • Up to 350% higher in FLOPS: 345.6 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
GPU Variant: - G80-300-A2
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 90 nm
Transistors: unknown 681 million
Die Size: unknown 484 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Nov 8th, 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 8 (8800)
Predecessor: - GeForce 7 PCIe
Successor: - GeForce 9
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 599 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 73 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 900 MHz 1800 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.75 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 384 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 86.40 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 128
TMUs: 48 32
ROPs: 6 24
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 96 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 270 mm 10.6 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 155 W
Suggested PSU: - 450 W
Outputs: No outputs 2x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - 2x 6-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P355
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 3.3
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
13.82 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
36.86 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
345.6 GFLOPS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
128
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
32
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
24

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
596
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
101
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
3.85

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