Intel Iris Graphics 550 vs NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS

Comparative analysis of Intel Iris Graphics 550 and NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS 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 9 year(s) 0 month(s) later
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running videocard: 14 nm vs 110 nm
  • 30.1x better performance in PassMark - G3D Mark: 1296 vs 43
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - G2D Mark: 332 vs 286
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 1 September 2015 vs 8 August 2006
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 110 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - G3D Mark 1296 vs 43
PassMark - G2D Mark 332 vs 286

Reasons to consider the NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS

  • Around 17% higher core clock speed: 350 MHz vs 300 MHz
Core clock speed 350 MHz vs 300 MHz

Compare benchmarks

GPU 1: Intel Iris Graphics 550
GPU 2: NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS

PassMark - G3D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
1296
43
PassMark - G2D Mark
GPU 1
GPU 2
332
286
Name Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS
PassMark - G3D Mark 1296 43
PassMark - G2D Mark 332 286
Geekbench - OpenCL 7680
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 2675
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 2675
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 1288
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 1288
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 3157
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 3157

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Iris Graphics 550 NVIDIA GeForce 7100 GS

Essentials

Architecture Generation 9.0 Curie
Code name Skylake GT3e NV44 B2
Launch date 1 September 2015 8 August 2006
Place in performance rating 830 550
Type Laptop Desktop

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1100 MHz
Core clock speed 300 MHz 350 MHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 110 nm
Pipelines 48
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 189 million 75 million
Texture fill rate 1.4 GTexel / s

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors No outputs 1x DVI, 1x VGA, 1x S-Video

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x1 PCIe 1.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors None

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_1) 9.0c
OpenGL 4.6 2.1

Memory

Memory type eDRAM DDR2
Shared memory 1
Maximum RAM amount 128 MB
Memory bandwidth 5.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 64 Bit
Memory clock speed 700 MHz

Technologies

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