Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs Intel Arc A780

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and Intel Arc A780 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 2022 and comes with 16 GB of GDDR6X memory, with a bandwidth of 559.6 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 2200 MHz and a boost clock of 2200 MHz, and it has a TDP of 200 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:

  • Consumes less energy: 200 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of Intel Arc A780:

  • Intel Arc A780 is newer: launch date is 2022.
  • Up to 633.33% higher base clock speed: 2200 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 120% higher boost clock speed: 2200 MHz vs 1000 MHz.
  • Up to 2246.35% higher in FLOPS: 18020 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel Arc A780
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel Arc A780
GPU Variant: - ACM-G10
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 12.7
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 6 nm
Transistors: unknown 21700 million
Die Size: unknown 406 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 2022
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Alchemist (Arc 7)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 4.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 2 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 2200 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 2200 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1093 MHz 17.5 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 16 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR6X
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 559.6 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 4096
TMUs: 48 256
ROPs: 6 128
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - 32
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 16 MB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 200 W
Suggested PSU: - 550 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x HDMI 2.13x DisplayPort 2.0
Power Connectors: - 2x 8-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 Ultimate (12_2)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
Intel Arc A780
281.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
Intel Arc A780
563.2 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
Intel Arc A780
36040 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
Intel Arc A780
18020 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
Intel Arc A780
4506 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
Intel Arc A780
4096
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
Intel Arc A780
256
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
Intel Arc A780
128

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
Intel Arc A780
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
Intel Arc A780
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
Intel Arc A780
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
Intel Arc A780
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
Intel Arc A780
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
Intel Arc A780
No data

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