Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 vs NVIDIA GeForce MX130

Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
NVIDIA GeForce MX130

General info

Comparison of Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
Generation 9.0
 
Maxwell
Code name
Skylake GT4e
 
GM108
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
1 September 2015
 
17 November 2017

Technical specs

Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130'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 P580 and GeForce MX130's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
576
 
384
Core clock speed
350 MHz
 
1122 MHz
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
1242 MHz
Transistor count
189 million
 
n/d
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
28 nm
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
30 Watt
Texture fill rate
79.2 GTexel / s
 
29.81 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
n/d
 
953.9 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130 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
n/d
 
medium sized
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x1
 
PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
n/d
 
None

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130: 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
64 GB
 
2 GB
Memory bus width
n/d
 
64 Bit
Memory clock speed
n/d
 
5012 MHz
Memory bandwidth
n/d
 
40.1 GB / s
Shared memory
+
 
-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
GPU Boost
n/d
 
+
GameWorks
-
 
+
Optimus
-
 
+
CUDA
-
 
+
GeForce Experience
n/d
 
+
Quick Sync
+
 
n/d

API support

APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12.0 (12_1)
 
12.0 (11_0)
OpenGL
4.6
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Iris Pro Graphics P580 6.60
GeForce MX130 7.68 +16.4%

Passmark

Iris Pro Graphics P580 2020 +2.2%
GeForce MX130 1976

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580

More pipelines (576 vs 384)
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 MX130

16.4% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (17 November 2017 vs 1 September 2015)
GPU Boost 2.0 (increases NVIDIA GPU voltage and frequency when there's a temperature headroom. Similar to AMD PowerTune)
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)
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)
GeForce Experience (software suite built to manage NVIDIA GPU parameters, and to record and stream game video)
GameWorks
Optimus Support

So, Iris Pro Graphics P580 or MX130?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends NVIDIA GeForce MX130.
Should you still have questions on choice between Iris Pro Graphics P580 and GeForce MX130, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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