NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M SLI vs Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M SLI
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Fermi
 
Gen. 11 Ice Lake
Code name
N12E-GS
 
Ice Lake G7 Gen. 11
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
6 January 2011
 
28 May 2019

Technical specs

GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)'s general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)'s performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
64
Core clock speed
775 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1100 MHz
Manufacturing process technology
40 nm
 
10 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
100 Watt
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Laptop size
large
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU): its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
GDDR5
 
DDR4
Memory bus width
192 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
1250 MHz
 
no data
Shared memory
-
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU). You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 11, Shader 5.0
 
DirectX 12_1

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU). Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

GTX 560M SLI 13.35
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) 13.35

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

GTX 560M SLI 3616
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) 4279 +18.3%

3DMark Vantage Performance

GTX 560M SLI 17484 +21.1%
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) 14442

Gaming performance

Let's see how good GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU) are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M SLI

More pipelines (384 vs 64)

Advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)

Much newer (28 May 2019 vs 6 January 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (10 vs 40 nm)
Quick Sync (hardware acceleration of video encoding and decoding for Intel CPUs. Speeds up video encoding by times, but at the cost of somewhat lower quality)

So, GTX 560M SLI or Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU)?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M SLI and Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU). The differences in performance seem too small.
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