Intel Iris Graphics 550: specs and benchmarks

Intel Iris Graphics 550

Summary

This is Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake) architecture notebook card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.90 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Iris Graphics 550's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake)
 
Code name
Skylake GT3e
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Iris Graphics 550'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 550's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
48
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
of 12

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Iris Graphics 550: 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
eDRAM
 
Memory bus width
eDRAM + 64/128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Graphics 550. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Iris Graphics 550, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 12_1)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Graphics 550. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8.63
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
139193.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
12812.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1439.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1520.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
2524.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
9761.00
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Iris Graphics 550 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.14
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
97.1
At recommended settings
86.77
New games support
45
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
49.60
 
medium / 768p
29.80
 
high / 1080p
15.10
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
26.00
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
26.50
 
medium / 1080p
13.00
 
high / 1080p
10.00
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
86.00
 
medium / 768p
58.80
 
high / 1080p
26.20
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
25.45
 
medium / 768p
18.30
 
high / 1080p
10.20
 
ultra / 1080p
4.30
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
32.40
 
medium / 768p
23.10
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
65.00
 
medium / 768p
45.20
 
high / 1080p
17.70
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
23.40
 
medium / 768p
19.90
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
30.40
 
medium / 1080p
9.90
 
high / 1080p
6.80
 
Dota 2 (2015)
high / 1080p
40.30
 
ultra / 1080p
33.60
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
21.30
 
medium / 768p
8.40
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
50.65
 
medium / 768p
31.20
 
high / 1080p
18.60
 
ultra / 1080p
14.75
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
20.60
 
medium / 768p
14.10
 
high / 1080p
7.80
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
183.40
 
medium / 768p
78.20
 
high / 1080p
39.70
 
ultra / 1080p
29.40
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
59.85
 
medium / 768p
38.45
 
high / 768p
27.80
 
ultra / 1080p
8.90
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
58.10
 
medium / 768p
32.70
 
high / 768p
21.20
 
ultra / 1080p
8.00
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
medium / 768p
77.20
 
high / 768p
52.00
 
ultra / 1080p
23.60
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
205.40
 
medium / 768p
172.50
 
high / 768p
112.90
 
ultra / 1080p
64.50
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
132.70
 
medium / 768p
106.70
 
high / 768p
96.10
 
ultra / 1080p
61.50
 

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