Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce 9500M 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 Feb 1st, 2008 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 22.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 20 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 92.64%: higher: 1386 vs 102.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 79.17%: higher: 312 vs 65.
  • Up to 20.83% higher in FLOPS: 768 GFLOPS vs 60.8 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 20 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS:

No advantages here...

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
GPU Variant: - NB9P-GE1-A2
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 80 nm
Transistors: unknown 289 million
Die Size: unknown 169 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Feb 1st, 2008
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 9M (9500M)
Predecessor: - GeForce 8M
Successor: - GeForce 100M
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 1.0 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 700 MHz 1400 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.5 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 22.40 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 32
TMUs: 48 16
ROPs: 6 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 32 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP -
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 20 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 9500M GS
3.8 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
7.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
60.8 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
32
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
16
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
8

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
102
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
65
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
5.18

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS
No data

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