Intel Iris Graphics 5100 vs AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

Intel Iris Graphics 5100
AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

General info

Comparison of Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Generation 7.5
 
Vega
Code name
Haswell GT3
 
Vega Raven Ridge
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
27 May 2013
 
7 January 2018

Technical specs

Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
320
 
192
Core clock speed
200 MHz
 
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Boost Clock
1200 MHz
 
1000 MHz
Transistor count
1,300 million
 
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Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
14 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
48.00
 
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Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3 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.
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
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Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3: 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
System Shared
 
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Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3. 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
No outputs
 
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Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3. 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 Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
DirectX 12_1
OpenGL
4.3
 
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Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Iris Graphics 5100 3.64
RX Vega 3 5.30 +45.6%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Iris Graphics 5100 71489
RX Vega 3 82314 +15.1%

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Iris Graphics 5100 6944
RX Vega 3 8536 +22.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Iris Graphics 5100 823
RX Vega 3 1053 +27.9%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Iris Graphics 5100 879
RX Vega 3 1162 +32.2%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Iris Graphics 5100 1151
RX Vega 3 1590 +38.1%

3DMark Vantage Performance

Iris Graphics 5100 5865 +7.8%
RX Vega 3 5441

Unigine Heaven 3.0

Iris Graphics 5100 14
RX Vega 3 14

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel Iris Graphics 5100

More pipelines (320 vs 192)
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)

Advantages of AMD Radeon RX Vega 3

45.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (7 January 2018 vs 27 May 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 22 nm)
Tiled Rasterization
Shared Memory (up to Dual-Channel DDR4-2400)

So, Iris Graphics 5100 or RX Vega 3?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Radeon RX Vega 3.
Should you still have questions on choice between Iris Graphics 5100 and Radeon RX Vega 3, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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