Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 vs UHD Graphics 630
Comparison of Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630 architecture, market type and release date.
Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630'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 655 and UHD Graphics 630's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Core clock speed
Manufacturing process technology
Power consumption (TDP)
Texture fill rate
28.8 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility). 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.
PCIe 3.0 x1
PCIe 3.0 x1
Parameters of memory installed on Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630: 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.
DDR3 / DDR4
Memory bus width
64 / 128 Bit
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Iris Plus Graphics 655 10.19 +64.6%
UHD Graphics 630 6.19
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
Iris Plus Graphics 655 134073 +21.3%
UHD Graphics 630 110557
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
Iris Plus Graphics 655 15521 +53.5%
UHD Graphics 630 10114
3DMark Fire Strike Score
Iris Plus Graphics 655 1969 +69%
UHD Graphics 630 1165
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
Iris Plus Graphics 655 2165 +70.6%
UHD Graphics 630 1269
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
Iris Plus Graphics 655 3063 +71.1%
UHD Graphics 630 1790
3DMark Vantage Performance
Iris Plus Graphics 655 12093 +57%
UHD Graphics 630 7704
Iris Plus Graphics 655 1967 +65%
UHD Graphics 630 1192
Let's see how good Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
64.6% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
More pipelines (48 vs 24)
Advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 630
We are unaware of any advantages of Intel UHD Graphics 630 over Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655.
So, Iris Plus Graphics 655 or UHD Graphics 630?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655.
Be aware that Iris Plus Graphics 655 is a notebook card while UHD Graphics 630 is a desktop one.
Should you still have questions on choice between Iris Plus Graphics 655 and UHD Graphics 630, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.