Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 240

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce GT 240 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 Nov 17th, 2009 and comes with 1 GB of GDDR5 memory, with a bandwidth of 54.40 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 69 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 61.76%: higher: 1386 vs 530.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 80.45%: higher: 312 vs 61.
  • Consumes less energy: 69 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 240:

  • Up to 235.03% higher in FLOPS: 257.3 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
GPU Variant: - GT215-450-A2
Processor: Generation 9.0 Tesla 2.0
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 40 nm
Transistors: unknown 727 million
Die Size: unknown 144 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Nov 17th, 2009
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 200
Predecessor: - GeForce 9
Successor: - GeForce 400
Production: Active End-of-life
Launch Price: - 80 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 49 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 850 MHz 3.4 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 1 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR5
Memory Bus: System Shared 128 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 54.40 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 96
TMUs: 48 32
ROPs: 6 8
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - 64 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Single-slot
Length: - 168 mm 6.6 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 69 W
Suggested PSU: - 250 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI1x VGA
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P680, P681
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 11.1 (10_1)
OpenGL: 4.6 3.3
OpenCL: 6213 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
4.4 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
17.6 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
257.3 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
530
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
61
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce GT 240
No data

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