AMD Radeon R7 M275DX vs Intel Iris Graphics 540
Comparison of Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540 architecture, market type and release date.
Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540'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 Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540 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
Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540: 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.
Video outputs and ports
Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540.
Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
APIs supported by Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX 12, Shader 5.0
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
R7 M275DX 8.38
Iris Graphics 540 8.93 +6.6%
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
R7 M275DX 86346
Iris Graphics 540 126078 +46%
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
R7 M275DX 11160
Iris Graphics 540 11327 +1.5%
3DMark Fire Strike Score
R7 M275DX 1507 +11.3%
Iris Graphics 540 1354
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
R7 M275DX 1932 +33.4%
Iris Graphics 540 1448
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
R7 M275DX 3553 +60.6%
Iris Graphics 540 2212
3DMark Vantage Performance
R7 M275DX 8309
Iris Graphics 540 8828 +6.2%
Let's see how good Radeon R7 M275DX and Iris Graphics 540 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.
Advantages of AMD Radeon R7 M275DX
More pipelines (896 vs 384)
AMD PowerTune technology
AMD ZeroCore Power technology
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
Eyefinity (allows using several displays with an AMD GPU)
Mantle (an API developed by AMD for 3D graphics acceleration. Discontinued and later superceded by Vulkan)
AMD App Acceleration
Advantages of Intel Iris Graphics 540
6.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (1 September 2015 vs 4 June 2014)
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)
So, R7 M275DX or Iris Graphics 540?
Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Radeon R7 M275DX and Intel Iris Graphics 540. The differences in performance seem too small.
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