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Intel Iris Graphics 5100

Intel Iris Graphics 5100

The Intel Iris Graphics 5100 (GT3), also called HD Graphics 5100, is a processor graphics card included in some of the Haswell processors of 2013. It represents the highest configuration of the integrated graphics unit (40 execution units), but lacks the additional eDRAM cache of the Iris Pro Graphics 5200. The base clock can be automatically overclocked using Turbo Boost technology. Depending on the processor model, the base and turbo clock rates may differ, resulting in varying graphics performance between CPU models.

In comparison to the HD 4000, the graphics core has been modified extensively. The GPU supports DirectX 11.1, OpenCL 1.2 and OpenGL 4.0. It also features an improved decoder for 4K videos and the fast Quick Sync encoder.

The performance of the Iris Graphics 5100 is about 20 percent above the HD Graphics 5000, which can be found in ULV CPUs of the 15W class. In a best case scenario, the IGP machtes a dedicated GeForce GT 640M LE. In other cases, however, the performance is only at the level of the GeForce GT 620M due to the limited memory bandwidth. Current games (as of 2013) can be played fluently in low or medium detail settings and a resolution of 1.024 x 768 or 1.366 x 768 pixels.

Due to the 22nm 3D Tri-Gate production process, power consumption should be relatively low. The Iris Graphics 5100 can be found on certain ULV dual-core Haswell models in the 28 Watt TDP range.

ManufacturerIntel
Iris Series

Iris Pro Graphics 6200

48 eDRAM + 64/128 Bit

Iris Pro Graphics 5200

40 @ 200 - 1300 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit

Iris Graphics 6100

48 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 5100 40 @ 200 - 1200 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameHaswell GT3
ArchitectureHaswell
Pipelines40 - unified
Core Speed *200 - 1200 (Boost) MHz
Memory Bus Width64/128 Bit
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
technology22 nm
FeaturesQuickSync
Date of Announcement05.06.2013
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Core i7-4578U2 x 3000 MHz, 28 W200 MHz1200 MHz
Intel Core i7-4558U2 x 2800 MHz, 28 W200 MHz1200 MHz
Intel Core i5-4308U2 x 2800 MHz, 28 W200 MHz1200 MHz
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min. - max.200 - 200 MHz1100 - 1200 MHz

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - Ref. Match 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 63.3      avg: 81.3 (82%)     median: 81.3 (82%)     max: 99.3 Points
Cinebench R15 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 20.77      avg: 20.8 (16%)     median: 20.8 (16%)     max: 20.77 Points
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16
0% 100%
min: 53      avg: 56.5 (94%)     median: 56.5 (94%)     max: 60 fps
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7 - T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 79      avg: 83.5 (13%)     median: 83.5 (13%)     max: 88 fps
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Graphics 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 922      avg: 948 (8%)     median: 948 (8%)     max: 974 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 6836      avg: 7050 (8%)     median: 7050 (8%)     max: 7264 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
0% 100%
min: 71489      avg: 71489 (25%)     median: 71489 (25%)     max: 71489 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 44014      avg: 44354.5 (6%)     median: 44354.5 (6%)     max: 44695 Points
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - OpenGL, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 14.1      avg: 14.1 (19%)     median: 14.1 (19%)     max: 14.1 fps
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - DX 11, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 13.9      avg: 13.9 (9%)     median: 13.9 (9%)     max: 13.9 fps
GLBenchmark 2.5 - Egypt HD Offscreen Fixed Time 1920x1080
0% 100%
min: 163      avg: 163 (30%)     median: 163 (30%)     max: 163 fps
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
0% 100%
min: 998      avg: 1062 (18%)     median: 1062 (18%)     max: 1126 Points
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 270      avg: 282 (18%)     median: 282 (18%)     max: 294 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala Scene, OpenCL GPUs-only
0% 100%
min: 412      avg: 419.5 (17%)     median: 419.5 (17%)     max: 427 Samples/s
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 1164      avg: 1221.5 (7%)     median: 1221.5 (7%)     max: 1279 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 1270      avg: 1341.5 (10%)     median: 1341.5 (10%)     max: 1413 points
3DMark Vantage - P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024
0% 100%
min: 5072      avg: 5072 (11%)     median: 5072 (11%)     max: 5072 Points
3DMark 06
0% 100%
min: 7382      avg: 7428 (25%)     median: 7428 (25%)     max: 7474 Points
PCMark Vantage - Gaming Score 1024x768
0% 100%
min: 12223      avg: 12223 (47%)     median: 12223 (47%)     max: 12223 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - OpenGL 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 20.55      avg: 21.7 (20%)     median: 22.2 (20%)     max: 22.44 Points
Cinebench R10 - Shading 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 6612      avg: 7324 (60%)     median: 7023 (58%)     max: 8337 Points
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Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
low 1280x720
25  fps      Compare
med. 1344x756
17.3  fps      Compare
high 1920x1080
9.5  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
0 (!)  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
low 1280x720
56  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
42  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
25.8  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Risen 3: Titan Lords
low 1024x768
37.3  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
20.3  fps      Compare
high 1920x1080
8.7  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7.3  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
GRID: Autosport
low 1024x768
94  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
34.6  fps      Compare
high 1920x1080
21  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.5  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
The Elder Scrolls Online
low 1024x768
46  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
26.6  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
18.4  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
10.1  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
20.8  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
13.2  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
10.7  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5.1  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Assassin´s Creed IV: Black Flag
low 1024x768
24  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
17.5  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
8.9  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
4.4  fps      Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
X-Plane 10.25
low 1024x768
41.1  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
21.8  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
10.3  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
8.5  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Call of Duty: Ghosts
low 1024x768
40.5  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
26.5  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
10.3  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
4.9  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Battlefield 4
low 1024x768
36.1  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
26.1  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
15.3 (!)  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5.7 (!)  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Batman: Arkham Origins
low 1024x768
44  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
25  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
14  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
7  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
F1 2013

F1 2013

2013
low 1024x768
60  fps      Compare
med. 1366x768
38  fps      Compare
high 1366x768
29  fps      Compare
ultra 1920x1080
15  fps      Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Fifa 14

Fifa 14

2013
low 1024x768
204.1  fps      Compare