Intel Iris Graphics 540 videocard review

Iris Graphics 540 videocard released by Intel; release date: 1 September 2015. The videocard is designed for laptop-computers and based on Generation 9.0 microarchitecture codenamed Skylake GT3e.

Core clock speed - 300 MHz. Boost clock speed - 1050 MHz. Pipelines - 48. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Transistors count - 189 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 15 Watt.

Memory type: eDRAM. Maximum RAM amount - 64 MB. Shared memory - 1.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21530
1239
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
327
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
237214
5870
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
2308 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281 Frames
1237 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700 Frames
3158 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
2308.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21281.000 Fps
1237.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
48700.000 Fps
3158.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
17055
0
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 1239
PassMark - G2D Mark 327
Geekbench - OpenCL 5870
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2308 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1237 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3158 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2308.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1237.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3158.000 Fps
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Games performance

League of Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x720114.00
Medium, 1920x108094.00
High, 1920x108074.00
Ultra, 1920x108071.00

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x768174.00
Medium, 1920x108024.40
Ultra, 1920x10809.50

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72023.60
Medium, 1920x108016.90
High, 1920x108013.60

Dishonored 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72017.30

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare (2016)

Low, 1280x72030.00
Medium, 1366x76827.30

Titanfall 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72055.30
Medium, 1366x76838.60
High, 1920x108014.30

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x720112.00
Medium, 1366x76876.00
High, 1920x108030.60
Ultra, 1920x108019.10

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x72043.40
Medium, 1366x76825.30
High, 1920x108012.60

Mafia 3 (2016)

Low, 1280x72011.30

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72018.60

Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)

Low, 1280x72035.00
Medium, 1366x76820.50

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72063.10
Medium, 1366x76843.80
High, 1920x108020.10

Doom (2016)

Low, 1280x72031.50

Ashes of the Singularity (2016)

Low, 1280x76813.30

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x72015.60
Medium, 1366x76813.80
High, 1920x10807.60

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72024.80
Medium, 1366x76812.90

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72022.00
Medium, 1920x108011.00
High, 1920x10808.00

XCOM 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72022.80
Medium, 1920x10807.80

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76823.70
Medium, 1366x76815.30

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76841.70
Medium, 1366x76825.80
High, 1920x108015.15
Ultra, 1920x108012.30

Assassin's Creed Syndicate (2015)

Low, 1024x7685.05

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Low, 1024x76840.20
Medium, 1366x76822.90

Fallout 4 (2015)

Low, 1280x72023.20

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76837.70
Medium, 1366x76820.65
High, 1920x10809.05

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76899.35
Medium, 1366x76873.30
High, 1920x108033.50

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72065.20
Medium, 1366x76846.90
High, 1920x108029.20
Ultra, 1920x108026.85

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76818.75
Medium, 1366x76812.00

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768149.00
Medium, 1366x76836.80
High, 1920x108017.20
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76852.30
Medium, 1366x76835.20
High, 1920x108011.60

Sims 4 (2014)

Ultra, 1920x108032.20

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x76823.30
Medium, 1366x76815.70
High, 1366x76813.70

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76847.40
Medium, 1366x76831.75
High, 1366x76821.35
Ultra, 1920x108010.40

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76842.00
Medium, 1366x76835.40
High, 1366x76822.00
Ultra, 1920x108010.25

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72082.00
Medium, 1366x76846.00
High, 1366x76839.65
Ultra, 1920x108011.30

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x768111.00
Medium, 1366x76859.60
High, 1366x76839.85
Ultra, 1920x108020.60

Crysis 3 (2013)

Low, 1024x76845.65
Medium, 1366x76829.90
High, 1366x76819.80
Ultra, 1920x10806.60

Diablo III (2012)

Ultra, 1920x108057.00

World of Warcraft (2005)

High, 1280x102455.00
Ultra, 1920x108024.00

Processors with Intel Iris Graphics 540

CPU Type Codename Release date Cores count Max frequency
Intel Core i7-6650U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.40 GHz
Intel Core i7-6560U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.20 GHz
Intel Core i5-6360U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.10 GHz
Intel Core i5-6260U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 2.90 GHz
Intel Core i7-6660U Mobile Skylake Q1'16 2 3.40 GHz

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Generation 9.0
Code name Skylake GT3e
Launch date 1 September 2015
Place in performance rating 922
Type Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1050 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Pipelines 48
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x1

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1)
OpenGL 4.6

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 64 MB
Memory type eDRAM
Shared memory 1

Technologies

Quick Sync