Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640: specs and benchmarks

Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

Summary

Intel started Iris Plus Graphics 640 sales 3 January 2017. This is Generation 9.5 architecture notebook card based on 14 nm++ manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x1 interface. Power consumption is at 15 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.87 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Iris Plus Graphics 640's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Generation 9.5
 
Code name
Kaby Lake GT3e
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
3 January 2017
 

Technical specs

Iris Plus Graphics 640's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Iris Plus Graphics 640's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
Transistor count
189 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm++
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
52.80
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Iris Plus Graphics 640's 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 3.0 x1
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Iris Plus Graphics 640: 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
DDR3L/LPDDR3/DDR4
 
Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
of 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Shared memory
+
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Plus Graphics 640. 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
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Plus Graphics 640. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Iris Plus Graphics 640, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Plus Graphics 640. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

6.87

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

145481

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

11248

3DMark Fire Strike Score

1310

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

1394

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

2379

Passmark

1489

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Iris Plus Graphics 640 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Iris Plus Graphics 640 performance compared to its nearest competitors.

Conclusion

Iris Plus Graphics 640 is an integrated video card mostly found in 2017 Macbook Pro. It allows playing most not very demanding games at middle to high settings, while heavier titles like The Witcher 3 or Kingdom Come: Deliverance is beyond its capabilities.

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