AMD Radeon R9 M370X vs Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

AMD Radeon R9 M370X
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

General info

Comparison of Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640 architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Generation 9.5
Code name
Cape Verde
 
Kaby Lake GT3e
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Release date
19 May 2015
 
3 January 2017

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
384
Core clock speed
800 MHz
 
300 MHz
Boost Clock
no data
 
1100 MHz
Transistor count
1500 Million
 
189 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
14 nm++
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
15 Watt
Texture fill rate
no data
 
52.80

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640 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
 
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Interface
no data
 
PCIe 3.0 x1

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640: 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
GDDR5
 
DDR3L/LPDDR3/DDR4
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
32 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
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Memory clock speed
4500 MHz
 
no data
Shared memory
-
 
+

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640.
Display Connectors
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No outputs

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Quick Sync
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DirectCompute 5.0
+
 
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API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Shader 5.0
 
12 (12_1)
OpenGL
no data
 
4.6

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

R9 M370X 6.58
Iris Plus Graphics 640 6.88 +4.6%

3DMark Ice Storm GPU

R9 M370X 188948 +29.9%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 145481

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

R9 M370X 15455 +37.4%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 11248

3DMark Fire Strike Score

R9 M370X 2283 +74.3%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1310

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

R9 M370X 2419 +73.5%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1394

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

R9 M370X 3638 +52.9%
Iris Plus Graphics 640 2379

Passmark

R9 M370X 1423
Iris Plus Graphics 640 1489 +4.6%

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
125 Mh/s
 
no data

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M370X and Iris Plus Graphics 640 are for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS.

Advantages of AMD Radeon R9 M370X

More pipelines (640 vs 384)
DirectCompute 5.0
OpenCL (Open Computing Language - an API for GPU usage in arbitrary calculations, e.g. for physics simulation)

Advantages of Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640

4.6% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (3 January 2017 vs 19 May 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)

So, R9 M370X or Iris Plus Graphics 640?

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