Intel Iris Graphics 6100 vs ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 6100 on one side and ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition on the other side.

The first video card was released on Sep 5th, 2014. 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 Jun 30th, 2010 and comes with 1 GB of GDDR5 memory, with a bandwidth of 153.0 GB/s. This GPU also has a base clock of and a boost clock of , and it has a TDP of 228 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 6100:

  • Intel Iris Graphics 6100 is newer: launch date is Sep 5th, 2014.
  • Consumes less energy: 228 W vs 15 W.

Advantages of ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition:

  • Passmark G3DMark is 148.62%: higher: 2255 vs 907.
  • Passmark PassMark G2D is 24.45%: higher: 397 vs 319.
  • Up to 254.17% higher in FLOPS: 2720 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 6100 ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 6100 ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
GPU Variant: - Cypress XT (215-0735033)
Processor: Generation 8.0 TeraScale 2
Foundry: Intel TSMC
Technology: 14 nm 40 nm
Transistors: unknown 2154 million
Die Size: 133 mm² 334 mm²
General information
Release Date: Sep 5th, 2014 Jun 30th, 2010
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Broadwell) Evergreen (HD 5800)
Predecessor: - Radeon R700
Successor: - Northern Islands
Production: End-of-life End-of-life
Launch Price: - 479 USD
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus PCIe 2.0 x16
Reviews: 2 in our database 171 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz -
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz -
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared 1195 MHz 4.8 Gbps effective
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared 1 GB
Type of memory: System Shared GDDR5
Memory Bus: System Shared 256 bit
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent 153.0 GB/s
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 1600
TMUs: 48 80
ROPs: 6 32
Compute units: - 20
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - 8 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache: - 512 KB
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP Dual-slot
Length: - 279 mm 11 inches
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 228 W
Suggested PSU: - 550 W
Outputs: No outputs 1x DVI2x mini-DisplayPort 1.1
Power Connectors: None 2x 6-pin
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - C078
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (11_1) 11.2 (11_0)
OpenGL: 4.4 4.4
OpenCL: 3909 -
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
6 GPixel/s
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
27.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
48 GTexel/s
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
68 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
768 GFLOPS
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
2720 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
544 GFLOPS (1:5)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
384
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
1600
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
48
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
80
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
6
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
32

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
907
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
2255
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
319
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
397
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
87578
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
3909
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
No data
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
457
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
85.57
ATI Radeon HD 5870 Mac Edition
No data

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