Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs Intel HD Graphics 3000

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and Intel HD Graphics 3000 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 1st, 2011 and comes with System Shared of System Shared memory, with a bandwidth of System Dependent. This GPU also has a base clock of 650 MHz and a boost clock of 1300 MHz, and it has a TDP of unknown.

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 81.53%: higher: 1386 vs 256.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 87.5%: higher: 312 vs 39.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 3000:

  • Up to 116.67% higher base clock speed: 650 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 30% higher boost clock speed: 1300 MHz vs 1000 MHz.
  • Up to 225% higher in FLOPS: 249.6 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel HD Graphics 3000
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 6.0
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 32 nm
Transistors: unknown 1160 million
Die Size: unknown 216 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Feb 1st, 2011
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) HD Graphics-M (Sandy Bridge)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus Ring Bus
Reviews: 2 in our database 2 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 650 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 1300 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared System Shared
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared System Shared
Type of memory: System Shared System Shared
Memory Bus: System Shared System Shared
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent System Dependent
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 96
TMUs: 48 12
ROPs: 6 2
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP IGP
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W unknown
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 11.1 (10_1)
OpenGL: 4.6 3.1
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
Intel HD Graphics 3000
2.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
Intel HD Graphics 3000
15.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
Intel HD Graphics 3000
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
Intel HD Graphics 3000
249.6 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
Intel HD Graphics 3000
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
Intel HD Graphics 3000
96
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
Intel HD Graphics 3000
12
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
Intel HD Graphics 3000
2

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
Intel HD Graphics 3000
256
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
Intel HD Graphics 3000
39
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
Intel HD Graphics 3000
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
Intel HD Graphics 3000
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
Intel HD Graphics 3000
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
Intel HD Graphics 3000
60.6

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