Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9400M

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 9400M 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 Oct 15th, 2008 and comes with System Shared of System Shared memory, with a bandwidth of System Dependent. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 12 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 95.09%: higher: 1386 vs 68.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 79.49%: higher: 312 vs 64.
  • Up to 41.67% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 44.8 GFLOPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9400M:

  • Consumes less energy: 12 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
GPU Variant: - C79MX
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla
Foundry: Intel -
Technology: 14 nm+ 65 nm
Transistors: unknown 314 million
Die Size: unknown 144 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Oct 15th, 2008
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 9M IGP (9000M)
Predecessor: - GeForce 8M IGP
Successor: - -
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
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 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 16
TMUs: 48 8
ROPs: 6 4
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 12 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 9400M
2.32 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
4.64 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
44.8 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
16
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
8
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
4

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
68
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
64
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M
No data

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