Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 vs NVIDIA GeForce MX110

Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
NVIDIA GeForce MX110

General info

Comparison of Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Generation 9.5
 
Maxwell
Code name
Kaby Lake GT3e
 
GM108
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
3 January 2017
 
17 November 2017

Technical specs

Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110'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 and GeForce MX110's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
384
Core clock speed
300 MHz
 
965 MHz
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
993 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
 
no data
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm++
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
30 Watt
Texture fill rate
52.80
 
23.83
Floating-point performance
no data
 
762.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110 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
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
no data
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110: 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
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
32 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
40.1 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
3D Vision
-
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
3D Vision / 3DTV Play
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
Quick Sync
+
 
no data
Verde Drivers
no data
 
+

API support

APIs supported by Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_1)
 
12 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Iris Plus Graphics 640 1.25
GeForce MX110 1.70 +36%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

Iris Plus Graphics 640 145481 +15.4%
GeForce MX110 126027

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Iris Plus Graphics 640 11248 +1.5%
GeForce MX110 11086

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Iris Plus Graphics 640 1310
GeForce MX110 1644 +25.5%

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Iris Plus Graphics 640 1394
GeForce MX110 1718 +23.2%

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Iris Plus Graphics 640 2379 +11.6%
GeForce MX110 2131

Passmark

Iris Plus Graphics 640 1489
GeForce MX110 1496 +0.5%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

Finer manufacturing process technology (14 vs 28 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 30 watts)
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 NVIDIA GeForce MX110

36% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (17 November 2017 vs 3 January 2017)
Optimus (lowers energy usage by automatically switching between integrated and discrete NVIDIA GPU. Similar to AMD Enduro)
PhysX (hardware acceleration of physical simulation engine named PhysX)
Verde Drivers
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)
3D Vision
3DTV Play
GameWorks
3D Vision Surround
Optimus Support

So, Iris Plus Graphics 640 or MX110?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce MX110.
Should you still have questions on choice between Iris Plus Graphics 640 and GeForce MX110, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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