Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB 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 Nov 16th, 2020 and comes with 80 GB of HBM2e memory, with a bandwidth of 2039 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 1275 MHz and a boost clock of 1410 MHz, and it has a TDP of 400 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: 400 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB:

  • NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB is newer: launch date is Nov 16th, 2020.
  • Up to 325% higher base clock speed: 1275 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 41% higher boost clock speed: 1410 MHz vs 1000 MHz.
  • Up to 2437.76% higher in FLOPS: 19490 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Ampere
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 7 nm
Transistors: unknown 54200 million
Die Size: unknown 826 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Nov 16th, 2020
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Tesla (Axx)
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 1275 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 1410 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1593 MHz 3.2 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 80 GB
Type of memory: System Shared HBM2e
Memory Bus: System Shared 5120 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 2039 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 6912
TMUs: 48 432
ROPs: 6 160
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 192 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: - 40 MB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP IGP
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 400 W
Suggested PSU: - 800 W
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) N/A
OpenGL: 4.6 N/A
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
225.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
609.1 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
77970 GFLOPS (4:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
19490 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
9746 GFLOPS (1:2)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
6912
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
432
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
160

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA A100 SXM4 80 GB
No data

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