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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 compare 48 @ 300 - 1150 MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Pro Graphics 5200 compare 40 @ 200 - 1300 MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 6100 compare 48 @ 300 - 1100 MHz64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 5100 40 @ 200 - 1200 MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameHaswell GT3
ArchitectureGen. 7.5 Haswell
Pipelines40 - unified
Core Speed200 - 1200 (Boost) MHz
Memory Bus Width64/128 Bit
Shared Memoryyes
DirectXDirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0
technology22 nm
FeaturesQuickSync
Date of Announcement05.06.2013
CPU in Iris Graphics 5100GPU 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
min. - max.200 MHz1100 - 1200 MHz

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
4.7 pt (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
min: 3722     avg: 4785     median: 4950 (7%)     max: 5518 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
min: 4862     avg: 6503     median: 6943.5 (4%)     max: 7264 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
min: 572     avg: 784     median: 823 (3%)     max: 918 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
min: 604     avg: 834     median: 878.5 (2%)     max: 974 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Graphics
min: 39763     avg: 45376     median: 44354.5 (6%)     max: 53031 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
min: 929     avg: 1208     median: 1245.5 (3%)     max: 1413 Points
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
min: 868     avg: 1112     median: 1151 (2%)     max: 1279 Points
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 +
GLBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
21  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
15  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13.5  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
10.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
37.2  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
24.9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
18.7  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
61.5 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
38.8 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
18.1 fps  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16.7 fps  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
6.1 fps  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
low 1024x768
87  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
26  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1024x768
31.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
23.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9.2  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
19.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
14.4  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
24.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
17.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
6.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
3.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
30.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
18.5  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
30.3 34.3 ~ 32 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
13.4 14.3 ~ 14 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9.5 10.4 ~ 10 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
36 53 ~ 45 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
25 34 ~ 30 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
15 21 ~ 18 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
14  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1024x768
10.4 12.4 ~ 11 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
8.2 10.2 ~ 9 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
16.9 19.2 ~ 18 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
10.5 14.4 ~ 12 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
4.9 6.8 ~ 6 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1024x768
23.8 30.4 ~ 27 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
17 24.1 ~ 21 fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9.7 13.6 ~ 12 fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
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.
low 1024x768
37.3  fps    + Compare