Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA CMP 40HX

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA CMP 40HX 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 25th, 2021 and comes with 8 GB of GDDR6 memory, with a bandwidth of 448.0 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of 1470 MHz and a boost clock of 1650 MHz, and it has a TDP of 185 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: 185 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA CMP 40HX:

  • NVIDIA CMP 40HX is newer: launch date is Feb 25th, 2021.
  • Up to 390% higher base clock speed: 1470 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 65% higher boost clock speed: 1650 MHz vs 1000 MHz.
  • Up to 889.97% higher in FLOPS: 7603 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA CMP 40HX
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA CMP 40HX
GPU Variant: - TU106-100-A1
Processor: Generation 9.0 Turing
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 12 nm
Transistors: unknown 10800 million
Die Size: unknown 445 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Feb 25th, 2021
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) Mining GPUs
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: Active Active
Launch Price: - 699 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database -
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 1470 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 1650 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1750 MHz 14 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 8 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR6
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 448.0 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 2304
TMUs: 48 144
ROPs: 6 64
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - 36
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 64 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: - 4 MB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 229 mm 9 inches
Width: - 111 mm 4.4 inches
Height: - 35 mm 1.4 inches
TDP: 15 W 185 W
Suggested PSU: - 450 W
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - 1x 8-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - PG161 SKU 100
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
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
105.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
237.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
15210 GFLOPS (2:1)
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
7603 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
237.6 GFLOPS (1:32)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
2304
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
144
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
64

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
No data
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
No data
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA CMP 40HX
No data

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