Intel Iris Graphics 6100 vs Intel HD Graphics 400

Description

This is a comprehensive analysis comparing the Intel Iris Graphics 6100 on one side and Intel HD Graphics 400 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 Apr 1st, 2015 and comes with System Shared of System Shared memory, with a bandwidth of System Dependent. This GPU also has a base clock of 320 MHz and a boost clock of 600 MHz, and it has a TDP of 6 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:

  • Up to 40% higher boost clock speed: 1000 MHz vs 600 MHz.

Advantages of Intel HD Graphics 400:

  • Intel HD Graphics 400 is newer: launch date is Apr 1st, 2015.
  • Up to 6.67% higher base clock speed: 320 MHz vs 300 MHz.
  • Up to 50% higher in FLOPS: 115.2 GFLOPS vs 768 GFLOPS.
  • Consumes less energy: 6 W vs 15 W.

Technical specifications

Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Intel HD Graphics 400
Graphics Processor
GPU Name: Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Intel HD Graphics 400
GPU Variant: - -
Processor: Generation 8.0 Generation 8.0
Foundry: Intel Intel
Technology: 14 nm 14 nm
Transistors: unknown unknown
Die Size: 133 mm² unknown
General information
Release Date: Sep 5th, 2014 Apr 1st, 2015
Availability: - -
Generation: HD Graphics-M (Broadwell) HD Graphics-T (Airmont)
Predecessor: - -
Successor: - -
Production: End-of-life Active
Launch Price: - -
Current Price: - -
Bus Interface: Ring Bus Ring Bus
Reviews: 2 in our database 2 in our database
Clock Speeds
Base Clock Speed: 300 MHz 320 MHz
Boost Clock Speed: 1000 MHz 600 MHz
SOC clock: - -
UVD clock: - -
Memory Clock: System Shared System Shared
Memory specs
RAM: System Shared System Shared
Type of memory: System Shared System Shared
Memory Bus: System Shared System Shared
Memory Bandwidth: System Dependent System Dependent
Render Config
Shading Units: 384 96
TMUs: 48 12
ROPs: 6 2
Compute units: - -
Tensor Cores: - -
RT Cores: - -
L0 Cache: - -
L1 Cache: - -
L2 Cache: - -
L3 Cache: - -
Board specs
Slot Width: IGP IGP
Length: - -
Width: - -
Height: - -
TDP: 15 W 6 W
Suggested PSU: - -
Outputs: No outputs No outputs
Power Connectors: None -
Part Number: - -
Board Number: - -
Technology Support
DirectX: 12 (11_1) 12 (11_1)
OpenGL: 4.4 4.3
OpenCL: 3909 1243
Vulkan: - -
CUDA: - -
Shader Model: - -

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
6 GPixel/s
Intel HD Graphics 400
1.2 GPixel/s
Texture Fillrate:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
48 GTexel/s
Intel HD Graphics 400
7.2 GTexel/s
FP32 (float):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
768 GFLOPS
Intel HD Graphics 400
115.2 GFLOPS
FP64 (double):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
192 GFLOPS (1:4)
Intel HD Graphics 400
28.8 GFLOPS (1:4)
Unified Shaders:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
384
Intel HD Graphics 400
96
Texture Mapping Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
48
Intel HD Graphics 400
12
Render Output Units:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
6
Intel HD Graphics 400
2

Benchmarks Performance Tests

Passmark (G3D):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
907
Intel HD Graphics 400
PassMark (G2D):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
319
Intel HD Graphics 400
3DMark (Ice Storm):
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
87578
Intel HD Graphics 400
No data
OpenCL:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
3909
Intel HD Graphics 400
1243
METAL:
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
457
Intel HD Graphics 400
No data

Gaming performance benchmarks comparison

Game
Frames per second (avg)
Counter-Strike: GO
Intel Iris Graphics 6100
85.57
Intel HD Graphics 400
No data

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