Intel Iris Graphics 550 videocard review

Iris Graphics 550 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 - 1100 MHz. Pipelines - 48. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Transistors count - 189 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 15 Watt.

Memory type: eDRAM. Shared memory - 1.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21658
1400
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
339
Geekbench
OpenCL
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
250916
7615
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846 Frames
2675 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Car Chase Offscreen
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
27846.000 Fps
2675.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
24510 Frames
1288 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
Manhattan
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
24510.000 Fps
1288.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
53660 Frames
3157 Frames
GFXBench 4.0
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
53660.000 Fps
3157.000 Fps
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 1400
PassMark - G2D Mark 339
Geekbench - OpenCL 7615
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2675 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen 2675.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1288 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan 1288.000 Fps
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3157 Frames
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex 3157.000 Fps

Games performance

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x768205.40
Medium, 1366x768172.50
High, 1366x76894.15
QHD, 2560x144028.40

League of Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x720137.00
Medium, 1920x1080113.00
High, 1920x1080104.00
Ultra, 1920x108096.00
4K, 3840x216049.50

F1 2019 (2019)

Low, 1280x72041.70
Medium, 1920x108018.50

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72047.10
Medium, 1920x108023.70
High, 1920x108017.00

World of Tanks enCore (2018)

Low, 1366x768228.00
Medium, 1920x108036.90
Ultra, 1920x108013.50

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Titanfall 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72065.00
Medium, 1366x76845.20
High, 1920x108017.70

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Medium, 1366x76893.00
High, 1920x108034.70
Ultra, 1920x108020.80

Battlefield 1 (2016)

Low, 1280x72049.60
Medium, 1366x76829.80
High, 1920x108015.10

Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)

Low, 1280x72026.00

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72086.00
Medium, 1366x76858.80
High, 1920x108026.20

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x72018.20
Medium, 1366x76818.00
High, 1920x10806.70

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72032.40
Medium, 1366x76823.10

Far Cry Primal (2016)

Low, 1280x72026.50
Medium, 1920x108013.00
High, 1920x108010.00

XCOM 2 (2016)

Low, 1280x72030.40
Medium, 1920x10809.90
High, 1920x10806.80

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76825.45
Medium, 1366x76818.30
High, 1920x108010.20
Ultra, 1920x10804.30

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76850.65
Medium, 1366x76831.20
High, 1920x108018.60
Ultra, 1920x108014.75

Assassin's Creed Syndicate (2015)

Low, 1024x7687.80

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Low, 1024x76852.60
Medium, 1366x76829.90

Fallout 4 (2015)

Low, 1280x72021.30
Medium, 1366x7688.40

Anno 2205 (2015)

Low, 1024x76844.10
Medium, 1366x76827.50
High, 1920x108011.70
Ultra, 1920x10805.30

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x768118.50
Medium, 1366x76874.80
High, 1920x108036.90

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72081.30
Medium, 1366x76846.80
High, 1920x108034.25
Ultra, 1920x108029.15

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x76820.60
Medium, 1366x76814.10
High, 1920x10807.80

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x768132.90
Medium, 1366x76838.80
High, 1920x108019.10
Ultra, 1920x108012.50

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72041.20
Medium, 1344x75626.40
High, 1920x108014.60
Ultra, 1920x108011.60

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768183.40
Medium, 1366x76878.20
High, 1920x108039.70
Ultra, 1920x108029.40

Thief (2014)

Medium, 1366x76825.40
High, 1366x76821.10
Ultra, 1920x108010.00

X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

Low, 1024x76830.30
Medium, 1366x76822.70
High, 1366x76819.10

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76859.85
Medium, 1366x76838.45
High, 1366x76827.80
Ultra, 1920x10808.90

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76846.20
Medium, 1366x76839.00
High, 1366x76824.65
Ultra, 1920x108012.20

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72082.70
Medium, 1366x76850.90
High, 1366x76843.30
Ultra, 1920x108010.15

Tomb Raider (2013)

Medium, 1366x76877.20
High, 1366x76852.00
Ultra, 1920x108023.60

Crysis 3 (2013)

Low, 1024x76858.10
Medium, 1366x76832.70
High, 1366x76821.20
Ultra, 1920x10808.00

Hitman: Absolution (2012)

Low, 1024x76835.50
Medium, 1366x76826.00
High, 1366x76821.80
Ultra, 1920x108013.60

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x768132.70
Medium, 1366x768106.70
High, 1366x76896.10
Ultra, 1920x108061.50

Processors with Intel Iris Graphics 550

CPU Type Codename Release date Cores count Max frequency
Intel Core i7-6567U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.60 GHz
Intel Core i5-6287U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.50 GHz
Intel Core i5-6267U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 3.30 GHz
Intel Core i3-6167U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2015 2 2.7 GHz
Intel Core i3-6157U Mobile Skylake 1 September 2016 2 2.4 GHz

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture Generation 9.0
Code name Skylake GT3e
Launch date 1 September 2015
Place in performance rating 828
Type Laptop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1100 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

Memory type eDRAM
Shared memory 1

Technologies

Quick Sync