Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs Intel HD Graphics 6000

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and Intel HD Graphics 6000 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 Sep 5th, 2014 and comes with System Shared of System Shared memory, with a bandwidth of System Dependent. This GPU also has a base clock of 300 MHz and a boost clock of 950 MHz, and it has a TDP of 15 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.
  • Up to 5% higher boost clock speed: 1000 MHz vs 950 MHz.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 38.24%: higher: 1386 vs 856.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 11.22%: higher: 312 vs 277.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 6000:

  • Up to 0% higher base clock speed: 300 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 850% higher in FLOPS: 729.6 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 15 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel HD Graphics 6000
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 Intel HD Graphics 6000
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Generation 8.0
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm+ 14 nm
Transistors: unknown unknown
Die Size: unknown 133 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Sep 5th, 2014
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) HD Graphics-M (Broadwell)
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 300 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 950 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: 384 384
TMUs: 48 48
ROPs: 6 6
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 15 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 (11_1)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.4
OpenCL: 6213 3987
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
Intel HD Graphics 6000
5.7 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
Intel HD Graphics 6000
45.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
Intel HD Graphics 6000
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
Intel HD Graphics 6000
729.6 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
Intel HD Graphics 6000
182.4 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
Intel HD Graphics 6000
384
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
Intel HD Graphics 6000
48
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
Intel HD Graphics 6000
6

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
Intel HD Graphics 6000
856
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
Intel HD Graphics 6000
277
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
Intel HD Graphics 6000
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
Intel HD Graphics 6000
3987
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
Intel HD Graphics 6000
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
Intel HD Graphics 6000
No data

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