Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GRID K220Q

Comparative analysis of Intel Iris Graphics 550 and NVIDIA GRID K220Q videocards for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Technical info, Video outputs and ports, Compatibility, dimensions and requirements, API support, Memory, Technologies. Benchmark videocards performance analysis: PassMark - G3D Mark, PassMark - G2D Mark, Geekbench - OpenCL, GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Iris Graphics 550

  • Videocard is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 28 nm
  • 15x lower typical power consumption: 15 Watt vs 225 Watt
  • Around 42% better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 1296 vs 912
  • 3.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames): 2675 vs 833
  • 3.2x better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps): 2675 vs 833
  • Around 19% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames): 3157 vs 2660
  • Around 19% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps): 3157 vs 2660
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 September 2015 vs 2 July 2014
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 28 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt vs 225 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 1296 vs 912
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2675 vs 833
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2675 vs 833
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3157 vs 2660
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3157 vs 2660

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GRID K220Q

  • 2.5x more core clock speed: 745 MHz vs 300 MHz
  • 32x more pipelines: 1536 vs 48
  • Around 62% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 538 vs 332
  • Around 65% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames): 2128 vs 1288
  • Around 65% better performance in GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps): 2128 vs 1288
Specifications (specs)
Core clock speed 745 MHz vs 300 MHz
Pipelines 1536 vs 48
Benchmarks
PassMark - G2D Mark 538 vs 332
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 2128 vs 1288
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 2128 vs 1288

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: Intel Iris Graphics 550
GPU 2: NVIDIA GRID K220Q

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1296
912
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
332
538
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2675
833
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
2675
833
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1288
2128
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
1288
2128
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3157
2660
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps)
GPU 1
GPU 2
3157
2660
Name Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GRID K220Q
PassMark - G3D Mark 1296 912
PassMark - G2D Mark 332 538
Geekbench - OpenCL 7680
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2675 833
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2675 833
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 1288 2128
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 1288 2128
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3157 2660
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3157 2660

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GRID K220Q

Essentials

Architecture Generation 9.0 Kepler
Code name Skylake GT3e GK104
Launch date 1 September 2015 2 July 2014
Place in performance rating 830 641
Type Laptop Workstation
Launch price (MSRP) $469

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1100 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz 745 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 28 nm
Pipelines 48 1536
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt 225 Watt
Transistor count 189 million 3,540 million
Floating-point performance 2,289 gflops
Texture fill rate 95.36 GTexel / s

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs No outputs

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x1 PCIe 3.0 x16

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL 4.6 4.6

Memory

Memory type eDRAM GDDR5
Shared memory 1
Maximum RAM amount 512 MB
Memory bandwidth 160.0 GB / s
Memory bus width 256 Bit
Memory clock speed 5000 MHz

Technologies

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