Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT 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 12th, 2003 and comes with 0.125 GB of DDR 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 unknown.

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 97.62%: higher: 1386 vs 33.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 58.65%: higher: 312 vs 129.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT:

No advantages here...

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Rankine
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 130 nm
Transistors: unknown 135 million
Die Size: unknown 207 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 May 12th, 2003
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce FX (5900)
Predecessor: - GeForce 4 Ti
Successor: - GeForce 6 AGP
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus AGP 8x
Reviews: 2 in our database 11 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 350 MHz 700 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.125 GB
Type of memory: System Shared DDR
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 22.40 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 -
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 Single-slot
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W unknown
Suggested PSU: - 200 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x VGA1x S-Video
Power Connectors: - 1x Molex
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 9.0a
OpenGL: 4.6 1.5 (2.1)
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - 2.0a

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
1.3 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
2.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
8
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
4
Pixel Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
4
Vertex Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
3

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
33
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
129
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5900 ZT
No data

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