Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 vs AMD Radeon R9 M280X
Comparison of Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X architecture, market type and release date.
Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X'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 Radeon R9 M280X'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
Compatibility, dimensions and requirements
Information on Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X 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 3.0 x1
PCIe 3.0 x16
Parameters of memory installed on Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X: 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
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X, sometimes including their particular versions.
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Iris Pro Graphics P580 4.21 +223.8%
R9 M280X 1.30
Iris Pro Graphics P580 2020 +76.1%
R9 M280X 1147
Let's see how good Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580
223.8% faster (about 3 times) in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (1 September 2015 vs 5 February 2015)
Finer manufacturing process technology (14 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 R9 M280X
More pipelines (896 vs 576)
So, Iris Pro Graphics P580 or R9 M280X?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580.
Should you still have questions on choice between Iris Pro Graphics P580 and Radeon R9 M280X, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.