Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 vs NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT SLI
Comparison of Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI architecture, market type and release date.
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI'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
52 GTexel / s
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI 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.
PCIe 1.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI: 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.
Maximum RAM amount
Memory bus width
Memory clock speed
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 10, Shader 4.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 4.89
9800M GT SLI 4.89
3DMark Vantage Performance
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 8692 +38.6%
9800M GT SLI 6271
Let's see how good Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and GeForce 9800M GT SLI are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
Much newer (27 May 2013 vs 15 July 2008)
More pipelines (320 vs 192)
Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (30 vs 130 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 9800M GT SLI
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)
SLI (Scalable Link Interface - a technology for uniting several NVIDIA GPUs processing power in one PC)
So, Iris Pro Graphics 5200 or 9800M GT SLI?
Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GT SLI. The differences in performance seem too small.
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