Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 vs AMD Radeon HD 8770M

General info

Comparison of Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Generation 7.5
 
GCN 1.0
Code name
Haswell GT3e
 
Mars
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
27 May 2013
 
1 April 2013

Technical specs

Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M'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 Radeon HD 8770M's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
320
 
384
Core clock speed
200 MHz
 
775 MHz
Boost Clock
1300 MHz
 
825 MHz
Transistor count
392 million
 
950 million
Manufacturing process technology
22 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
30 Watt
 
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Texture fill rate
52.00
 
19.80
Floating-point performance
104.0 gflops
 
633.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M 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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 1.0 x16
 
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M: 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
System Shared
 
GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount
no data
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
no data
 
128 Bit
Memory clock speed
no data
 
4500 MHz
Memory bandwidth
no data
 
72 GB/s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M. 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
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
+
 
no data

API support

APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (11_1)
 
12 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.3
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Iris Pro Graphics 5200 8.51 +56.1%
HD 8770M 5.45

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

Iris Pro Graphics 5200 1923
HD 8770M 1934 +0.6%

3DMark Vantage Performance

Iris Pro Graphics 5200 8692 +1.9%
HD 8770M 8530

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200

56.1% faster (about 1.5 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (27 May 2013 vs 1 April 2013)
Finer manufacturing process technology (22 vs 28 nm)
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 AMD Radeon HD 8770M

More pipelines (384 vs 320)

So, Iris Pro Graphics 5200 or HD 8770M?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200.
Should you still have questions on choice between Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and Radeon HD 8770M, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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