Intel Iris Graphics 550 technical specs and benchmarks

Intel Iris Graphics 550

Summary

Intel started Iris Graphics 550 sales 1 September 2015. This is a Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake) architecture desktop card based on 14 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 8.57 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.

General info

Info on video card type (desktop or notebook), its architecture and sales start time and price.
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Architecture
Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake)
 
Code name
Skylake GT3e
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 September 2015
 

Technical specs

Quantitative parameters such as shaders number, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly say of video card performance, but to be more precise you have to review it's benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
48
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
of 1607
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on the video card - type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR3/DDR4
 
Memory bus width
64/128 Bit
 
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Shared memory
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions supported by the GPU. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Quick Sync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by video card, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8.57
 
 
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)

How good for gaming a particular GPU is. Gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade of the video card.
Overall gaming performance
59.00
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
23.40
 
medium / 768p
19.90
 
Titanfall 2 (2016)
low / 720p
65.00
 
medium / 768p
45.20
 
high / 1080p
17.70
 
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
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
86.00
 
medium / 768p
58.80
 
high / 1080p
26.20
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
32.40
 
medium / 768p
23.10
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
26.50
 
medium / 1080p
13.00
 
high / 1080p
10.00
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
30.40
 
medium / 1080p
9.90
 
high / 1080p
6.80
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
25.45
 
medium / 768p
18.30
 
high / 1080p
10.20
 
ultra / 1080p
4.30
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
50.65
 
medium / 768p
31.20
 
high / 1080p
18.60
 
ultra / 1080p
14.75
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
21.30
 
medium / 768p
8.40
 
Dota 2 (2015)
high / 1080p
40.30
 
ultra / 1080p
33.60
 
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
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
132.70
 
medium / 768p
106.70
 
high / 768p
96.10
 
ultra / 1080p
61.50
 
Counter-Strike: GO (2012)
low / 768p
205.40
 
medium / 768p
172.50
 
high / 768p
112.90
 
ultra / 1080p
64.50
 

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