Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra 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 17th, 2003 and comes with 0.125 GB of DDR memory, with a bandwidth of 12.80 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of unknown.

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 98.64%: higher: 1252 vs 17.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 62.23%: higher: 323 vs 122.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra:

No advantages here...

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
GPU Variant: - 5600 Ultra
Processor: Generation 9.0 Rankine
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 130 nm
Transistors: unknown 80 million
Die Size: unknown 121 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Mar 17th, 2003
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce FX (5600)
Predecessor: - GeForce 4 Ti
Successor: - GeForce 6 AGP
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 199 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus AGP 8x
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 400 MHz 800 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.125 GB
Type of memory: System Shared DDR
Memory Bus: System Shared 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 12.80 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 -
TMUs: 48 4
ROPs: 6 4
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Single-slot
Length: - 190 mm 7.5 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W unknown
Suggested PSU: - 200 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - 1x Molex
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 9.0a
OpenGL: 4.6 2.0
OpenCL: 6252 -
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - 2.0a

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
1.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
1.6 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
4
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
4
Pixel Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
4
Vertex Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
2

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
17
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
122
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
No data
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5600 Ultra
No data

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