Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 550 on one side and NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM 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 Aug 20th, 2012 and comes with 1 GB of DDR3 memory, with a bandwidth of 8.000 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 29 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 78.14%: higher: 1386 vs 303.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 57.37%: higher: 312 vs 133.
  • Consumes less energy: 29 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM:

  • Up to 75.26% higher in FLOPS: 134.6 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
GPU Variant: - GF119 B1
Processor: Generation 9.0 Fermi 2.0
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm+ 40 nm
Transistors: unknown 292 million
Die Size: unknown 79 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 1st, 2015 Aug 20th, 2012
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Skylake) GeForce 500
Predecessor: - GeForce 400
Successor: - GeForce 600
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 500 MHz 1000 Mbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 1 GB
Type of memory: System Shared DDR3
Memory Bus: System Shared 64 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 8.000 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 48
TMUs: 48 8
ROPs: 6 4
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 64 KB (per SM)
L2 Cache: - 128 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Single-slot
Length: - 145 mm 5.7 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 29 W
Suggested PSU: - 200 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI1x HDMI 1.3a1x VGA
Power Connectors: - None
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - P1310
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (12_1) 12 (11_0)
OpenGL: 4.6 4.6
OpenCL: 6213 1139
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6 GPixel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
2.356 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48 GTexel/s
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
4.712 GTexel/s
FP16 (half):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1536 GFLOPS (2:1)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
768 GFLOPS
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
134.6 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
11.22 GFLOPS (1:12)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
384
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
48
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
48
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
8
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
2

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
1386
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
303
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
312
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
133
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 550
141768
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
6213
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
1139
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
5855
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
No data
Power Performance:
Intel Iris Graphics 550
No data
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
10.25

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 550
157.35
NVIDIA GeForce GT 520 OEM
No data

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