Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs ATI Radeon X1600 XT

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and ATI Radeon X1600 XT 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 Oct 1st, 2005 and comes with 0.25 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 22.08 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 42 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 550:

  • Intel Iris Graphics 550 is newer: launch date is Sep 1st, 2015.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 91.63%: higher: 1386 vs 116.
  • Consumes less energy: 42 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon X1600 XT:

  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 14.1%: higher: 356 vs 312.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 ATI Radeon X1600 XT
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 ATI Radeon X1600 XT
GPU Variant: - RV530 XT (215CACAKA26FG)
Processor: Generation 9.0 R500
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 90 nm
Transistors: unknown 157 million
Die Size: unknown 150 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Oct 1st, 2005
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Radeon R500 PCIe (X1600)
Predecessor: - Radeon R400 PCIe
Successor: - Radeon R600
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 1.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 64 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 690 MHz 1380 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.25 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 22.08 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: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 42 W
Suggested PSU: - 200 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - A671
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 4.6 2.1
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
2.36 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
2.36 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
116
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
356
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
ATI Radeon X1600 XT
No data

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