Intel Iris Graphics 540 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 540 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M 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 22nd, 2012 and comes with 1 GB of DDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 14.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 15 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 64.7%: higher: 1252 vs 442.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 60.37%: higher: 323 vs 128.
  • Up to 68.75% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 240 GFLOPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M:

  • Consumes less energy: 15 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 540 NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Fermi 2.0
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 28 nm
Transistors: unknown 585 million
Die Size: unknown 116 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Mar 22nd, 2012
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 600M
Predecessor: - GeForce 500M
Successor: - GeForce 700M
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews: 2 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 1 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 96
TMUs: 48 16
ROPs: 6 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 64 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: - 128 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP -
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 15 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 1337
Vulkan: 2018 -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
2.5 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
10 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
240 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
20 GFLOPS (1:12)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
384
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
96
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
48
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
1252
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
442
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
323
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
128
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 540
123587
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6252
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
1337
Vulkan:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
2018
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
6079
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 540
No data
NVIDIA GeForce GT 620M
28.73

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