NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile vs Intel Iris Pro Graphics P6300

General info

Comparison of GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
not rated
Value for money (0-100)
7.49
 
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Architecture
Maxwell
 
Generation 8.0
Code name
N16E-GXX SLI
 
Broadwell GT3e
Type
Laptop
 
Desktop
Release date
22 September 2015
 
5 September 2014
Price now
$301
 
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Technical specs

GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300'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 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
4096
 
384
Core clock speed
1126 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
1228 MHz
 
800 MHz
Transistor count
10400 Million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
330 Watt
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
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38.40

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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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Interface
no data
 
IGP
SLI options
+
 
-

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300: 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
 
System Shared
Maximum RAM amount
2x 8 GB
 
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Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
3500 MHz
 
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Shared memory
-
 
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Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
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No outputs
G-SYNC support
+
 
-

API support

APIs supported by GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Iris Pro Graphics P6300, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12_1
 
12 (11_1)
Shader Model
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5.1
OpenGL
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4.4
OpenCL
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2.0
Vulkan
-
 
1.1.80
CUDA
+
 
-

Advantages of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile

Much newer (22 September 2015 vs 5 September 2014)
More pipelines (4096 vs 384)
CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture - an API for video card computing power usage in tasks different from 3D graphics processing. Can be used for physics simulation for instance)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
G-SYNC (removes screen tearing by telling the display when to renew the image. Only works with G-SYNC compatible displays)

Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics P6300

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 330 watts)

So, GTX 980 SLI Mobile or Iris Pro Graphics P6300?

Technical City couldn't decide between NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile and Intel Iris Pro Graphics P6300. We've got no test results to judge.
Be aware that GeForce GTX 980 SLI Mobile is a notebook card while Iris Pro Graphics P6300 is a desktop one.
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