Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 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 Apr 18th, 2006 and comes with 0.5 GB of GDDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 32.00 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 87.3%: higher: 1386 vs 176.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 18.59%: higher: 312 vs 254.
  • Consumes less energy: 20 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS:

No advantages here...

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 9.0 Curie
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 90 nm
Transistors: unknown 278 million
Die Size: unknown 196 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Apr 18th, 2006
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce Go 7 (Go 7000)
Predecessor: - GeForce Go 6
Successor: - GeForce 8M
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus MXM-II
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 500 MHz 1000 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 0.5 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 32.00 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 -
TMUs: 48 20
ROPs: 6 16
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP MXM Module
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) 9.0c (9_3)
OpenGL: 4.6 2.1
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
6 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
7.5 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
20
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
16
Pixel Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
20
Vertex Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
7

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
176
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
254
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
8.81

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GS
No data

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