Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2 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 Mar 18th, 2008 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 64.00 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 197 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 36.26%: higher: 1252 vs 798.
  • Up to 50% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 384 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 197 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2:

  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 60.37%: higher: 518 vs 323.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
GPU Variant: - G92-450-A2
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 65 nm
Transistors: unknown 754 million
Die Size: unknown 324 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Mar 18th, 2008
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 9 (9800)
Predecessor: - GeForce 8
Successor: - GeForce 200
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 599 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 65 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1000 MHz 2 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.5 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 64.00 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 128
TMUs: 48 64
ROPs: 6 16
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 64 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 267 mm 10.5 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 197 W
Suggested PSU: - 450 W
Outputs: No outputs 2x DVI1x HDMI
Power Connectors: - 1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P791
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 9800 GX2
9.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
38.4 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
384 GFLOPS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
128
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
64
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
16

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
798
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
518
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GX2
4.05

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