Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs Intel Arctic Sound 2T

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and Intel Arctic Sound 2T 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 2021 and comes with 16 GB of HBM2e memory, with a bandwidth of 1229 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 500 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: 500 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of Intel Arctic Sound 2T:

  • Intel Arctic Sound 2T is newer: launch date is 2021.
  • Up to 1699.48% higher in FLOPS: 13820 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel Arctic Sound 2T
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel Arctic Sound 2T
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 12.5
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 10 nm
Transistors: unknown 8000 million
Die Size: unknown 190 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 2021
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Xe Graphics
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 4.0 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 1200 MHz 2.4 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 16 GB
Type of memory: System Shared HBM2e
Memory Bus: System Shared 4096 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 1229 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 7680
TMUs: 48 240
ROPs: 6 120
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 8 MB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 267 mm 10.5 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 500 W
Suggested PSU: - 900 W
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 (12_1)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
108 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
216 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
27650 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
13820 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
3456 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
7680
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
240
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
120

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
Intel Arctic Sound 2T
No data

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