Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP 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 Feb 28th, 2005 and comes with 0.25 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 37.76 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 67 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 94.16%: higher: 1386 vs 81.
  • Consumes less energy: 67 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP:

  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 4.49%: higher: 326 vs 312.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
GPU Variant: - R481 XT (215RAFCGA11F)
Processor: Generation 9.0 R400
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 130 nm
Transistors: unknown 160 million
Die Size: unknown 297 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Feb 28th, 2005
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Radeon R400 AGP (X850)
Predecessor: - Radeon R300
Successor: - Radeon R500 AGP
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus AGP 8x
Reviews: 2 in our database 58 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 590 MHz 1180 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.25 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 37.76 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 -
TMUs: 48 16
ROPs: 6 16
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 186 mm 7.3 inches
Width: - 111 mm 4.4 inches
Height: - 41 mm 1.6 inches
TDP: 15 W 67 W
Suggested PSU: - 250 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - 1x Molex
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 9.0b (9_2)
OpenGL: 4.6 2.1
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - 2.0b

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
8.64 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
8.64 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
16
Pixel Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
16
Vertex Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
6

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
81
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
326
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
ATI Radeon X850 XT Platinum AGP
No data

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