Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS 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 May 9th, 2007 and comes with 0.25 GB of DDR2 memory, with a bandwidth of 6.400 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 11 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.
  • Passmark G3DMark is 92.93%: higher: 1386 vs 98.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 84.94%: higher: 312 vs 47.
  • Up to 66.67% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 25.6 GFLOPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS:

  • Consumes less energy: 11 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
GPU Variant: - NB8M-GS
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 80 nm
Transistors: unknown 210 million
Die Size: unknown 127 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 May 9th, 2007
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 8M (8000M)
Predecessor: - GeForce Go 7
Successor: - GeForce 9M
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus MXM-I
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 400 MHz 800 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.25 GB
Type of memory: System Shared DDR2
Memory Bus: System Shared 64 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 6.400 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 16
TMUs: 48 8
ROPs: 6 4
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 16 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP MXM Module
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 11 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: - -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 11.1 (10_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 3.3
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
1.6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
3.2 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
25.6 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
16
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
8
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
98
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
47
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
8.91

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
No data

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