Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3 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 29th, 2008 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 25.60 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 50 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 89.3%: higher: 1252 vs 134.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 89.16%: higher: 323 vs 35.
  • Consumes less energy: 50 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3:

  • Up to 16.67% higher in FLOPS: 89.6 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
GPU Variant: - G96-300-C1
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 55 nm
Transistors: unknown 314 million
Die Size: unknown 121 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Jul 29th, 2008
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 9 (9500)
Predecessor: - GeForce 8
Successor: - GeForce 200
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 22 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 800 MHz 1600 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.5 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 25.60 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 32
TMUs: 48 16
ROPs: 6 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 32 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Single-slot
Length: - 175 mm 6.9 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 50 W
Suggested PSU: - 250 W
Outputs: No outputs 2x DVI1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P729
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 9500 GT Rev. 3
4.4 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
8.8 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
89.6 GFLOPS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
32
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
134
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
35
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT Rev. 3
No data

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