Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 vs Intel Iris Graphics 540

Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580

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The Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580 (GT4e) is an integrated professional graphics unit of the Skylake generation (top version). As successors of the Iris Graphics 6200 (Broadwell), the Iris P580 can be found in some high-end Xeon quad core CPUs and offers 128 MB of dedicated eDRAM memory. Furthermore, the so-called GT4e-version features 72 Execution Units (EUs). Besides the eDRAM cache, the Iris 580 is able to access the main memory (2x 64bit DDR3L-1600 / DDR4-2133).

Compared to the consumer Iris Pro Graphics 580, the P580 is only included in the Xeon processors and intended for professional applications (certified drivers?) similar to the Quadro and Fire Pro lines. 

Compared to the Iris Graphics 550 (28 W GT3e), the Iris Pro Graphics P580 offers more EUs (72 vs. 48) and a larger eDRAM Cache (128 vs. 64 MB).

Performance

The exact performance of the Iris Graphics P580 depends on memory configuration and CPU model (different clock speeds). However, it should be clearly faster than the old Broadwell Iris Pro 6200 and may compete with a dedicated GeForce 945M. Modern games of 2015/2016 should be playable in medium settings.

Features

The revised video engine now decodes H.265/HEVC completely in hardware and thereby much more efficiently than before. Displays can be connected via DP 1.2 / eDP 1.3 (max. 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz), whereas HDMI is limited to the older version 1.4 (max. 3840 x 2160 @ 30 Hz). However, HDMI 2.0 can be added using a DisplayPort converter. Up to three displays can be controlled simultaneously.

Power Consumption

The Iris Graphics P580 can be found in some mobile high-end quad core processors (45 W). Therefore, they are most likely not used in thin and light laptops.

Intel Iris Graphics 540

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The Intel Iris Graphics 540 (GT3e) is an integrated graphics unit of the Skylake generation. As successors of the HD Graphics 6000 (Broadwell), the Iris Graphics 540 can be found in CPUs of 15-watt series and offers 64 MB of dedicated eDRAM memory. Furthermore, the so-called GT3e-version features 48 Execution Units (EUs) clocked at up to 1050 MHz (depending on the CPU model). Besides the eDRAM cache, the Iris 540 is able to access the main memory (2x 64bit DDR3L-1600 / DDR4-2133).

Compared to the Iris Graphics 550 of the 28-watt series, the Iris Graphics 540 differs only by its slightly lower maximum clock and a nearly halved TDP, which limits the utilization of the Turbo Boost in certain situations.

Performance

The exact performance of the Iris Graphics 540 depends on various factors like memory configuration (DDR3/DDR4) and maximum clock rate of the specific model. The fastest versions (Core i7-6650U) should be slightly ahead of a dedicated GeForce 920M and will handle modern games (as of 2015) in low or medium settings.

Features

The revised video engine now decodes H.265/HEVC completely in hardware and thereby much more efficiently than before. Displays can be connected via DP 1.2 / eDP 1.3 (max. 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz), whereas HDMI is limited to the older version 1.4a (max. 3840 x 2160 @ 30 Hz). However, HDMI 2.0 can be added using a DisplayPort converter. Up to three displays can be controlled simultaneously.

Power Consumption

The Iris Graphics 540 can be found in mobile processors specified at 15 W TDP and is therefore suited for compact laptops and ultrabooks.

Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580Intel Iris Graphics 540
ManufacturerIntelIntel
Gen. 9 Series
Iris Pro Graphics P580 72 @ 350 - 1100 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Pro Graphics 580 (compare) 72 @ 350 - 1050 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 550 (compare) 48 @ 300 - 1100 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 540 48 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 530 (compare) 24 @ 350 - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 520 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 515 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1000 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 610 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 950 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 510 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 950 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 605 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 505 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 600 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 500 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
Iris Pro Graphics P580 72 @ 350 - 1100 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Pro Graphics 580 (compare) 72 @ 350 - 1050 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 550 (compare) 48 @ 300 - 1100 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
Iris Graphics 540 48 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHzeDRAM + 64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 530 (compare) 24 @ 350 - 1150 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 520 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 515 (compare) 24 @ 300 - 1000 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 610 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 950 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 510 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 950 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 605 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 505 (compare) 18 @ 300 - 750 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
UHD Graphics 600 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
HD Graphics 500 (compare) 12 @ 300 - 700 (Boost) MHz64/128 Bit
CodenameSkylake GT4eSkylake GT3e
ArchitectureIntel Gen. 9 (Skylake)Intel Gen. 9 (Skylake)
72 - 48 -
Core350 - 1100 (Boost) MHz300 - 1050 (Boost) MHz
BuseDRAM + 64/128 BiteDRAM + 64/128 Bit
MemoryeDRAMeDRAM
Max. Memory128 MB64 MB
yesyes
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_1)DirectX 12 (FL 12_1)
Technology14 nm14 nm
FeaturesQuickSyncQuickSync
Introduced24.01.2016 01.09.2015
CPUGPU Base SpeedGPU Boost / Turbo
Intel Xeon E3-1575M v54 x 3000 MHz, 45 W350 MHz1100 MHz

3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 116490     avg: 126223     median: 126077 (24%)     max: 136248 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 45185     avg: 56791.5     median: 56791 (8%)     max: 68398 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 6730     avg: 7254.5     median: 7235 (11%)     max: 7822 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 9392     avg: 10896.2     median: 11327 (6%)     max: 11893 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 1106     avg: 1268     median: 1354 (5%)     max: 1395 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 1193     avg: 1358.2     median: 1448 (4%)     max: 1479 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 67714     avg: 81160     median: 82680 (11%)     max: 91565 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 2039     avg: 2339.8     median: 2364 (7%)     max: 2624 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 1898     avg: 2186.5     median: 2211 (4%)     max: 2450 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Unigine Valley 1.0 - Extreme HD DirectX 1920x1080
6.5 fps (4%)
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
3ds Max (3dsmax-05) 1900x1060 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + Intel Iris Graphics 540
Ref. Match 64Bit + Intel Iris Graphics 540
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 + Intel Iris Graphics 540
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
86 fps (16%)
GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Onscreen OGL on screen
58.7 fps (16%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Offscreen off screen
42 fps (11%)
GFXBench - Car Chase Onscreen on screen
38.2 fps (14%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
min: 258     avg: 291.8     median: 301 (6%)     max: 306 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
min: 614     avg: 700.3     median: 712 (7%)     max: 762 Samples/s
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
min: 1257     avg: 1483.3     median: 1525 (5%)     max: 1625 Points

Average Benchmarks Intel Iris Graphics 540 → 100%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
114  fps
med. 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
94  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
74  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
71  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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World of Tanks enCore

World of Tanks enCore

2018
low 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
174  fps
med. 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
24.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
9.5  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
23.6  fps
med. 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
16.9  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
13.6  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
17.3  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
30  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
27.3  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
55.3  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
38.6  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
14.3  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
112  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
76  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
30.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
19.1  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
43.4  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
25.3  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
12.6  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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Mafia 3

Mafia 3

2016
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
11.3  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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FIFA 17

FIFA 17

2016
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
61 (!)  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
72 (!)  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
0 (!)  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
16.7 20.5 ~ 19 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
35  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
20.5  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
58.2 68 ~ 63 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
40 47.6 ~ 44 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
18.9 21.3 ~ 20 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
Doom

Doom

2016
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
31.5  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x768
Iris Graphics 540:
13.3  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
17.3  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
13.5 17.7 ~ 16 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
13.8  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
7.6  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
21.7 27.9 (!) ~ 25 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
12.9  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
22 22 23 ~ 22 fps
med. 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
10 11 12 ~ 11 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
8  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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XCOM 2

XCOM 2

2016
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
18 27.6 ~ 23 fps
med. 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
6.7 8.9 ~ 8 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
21.5 23.7 24.9 (!) ~ 23 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
0 (!) 15.3 16.9 (!) ~ 11 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
0 (!)  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
39.1 44.3 ~ 42 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
24.2 27.4 ~ 26 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
13.5 16.8 ~ 15 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
11 13.6 ~ 12 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
35.9  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
28.6  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
15.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
14.2  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
40.2  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
22.9  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
0 (!)  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
4.9 5.2 ~ 5 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
23.2  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
29.2 (!) 46.2 ~ 38 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
15.9 (!) 25.4 ~ 21 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
6.8 (!) 11.3 ~ 9 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
65 (!)  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
38.8 (!)  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
78.7 120 ~ 99 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
53.5 73.3 75 ~ 67 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
25.6 33.5 34.6 ~ 31 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
18.7 25.4 ~ 22 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
48.6 58 ~ 53 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
28.9 43.3 ~ 36 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
13.9 16.7 ~ 15 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
28.9 34.3 ~ 32 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
13.2 16.9 ~ 15 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
59.8 65.2 fps 85 ~ 70 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
40 fps 46.9 68.5 ~ 52 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
21.5 fps 29.2 39.5 ~ 30 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
19.1 fps 34.6 ~ 27 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
16.5 17.8 19.7 20.5 ~ 19 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
11.5 12 12.8 ~ 12 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
0 (!)  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
119.2 149 177 (!) ~ 148 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
30.4 36.8 37.1 ~ 35 fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
14.3 17.2 18.7 ~ 17 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
12.5 12.5 ~ 13 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
59  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
50  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
19.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
10.4  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
52.3  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
35.2  fps
high 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
11.6  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
32.2  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
23.3  fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
15.7  fps
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
13.7  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
29.8 (!) 65 (!) ~ 47 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
18.4 (!) 45.1 (!) ~ 32 fps
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
11.4 31.3 (!) ~ 21 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
10.4  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
28.1 42 48.4 ~ 40 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
23 35.4 38 ~ 32 fps
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
15.8 21.9 22.1 22.8 ~ 21 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
9.5 11 ~ 10 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1280x720
Iris Graphics 540:
69.1 82 86.8 ~ 79 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
42.2 46 49.1 ~ 46 fps
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
35.7 39 40.3 41.2 ~ 39 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
10 11.1 11.5 11.6 ~ 11 fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
85 137 ~ 111 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
49.2 70 ~ 60 fps
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
33.3 46.4 ~ 40 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
20.6  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
Iris Graphics 540:
37.6 53.7 ~ 46 fps
med. 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
27.6 32.2 ~ 30 fps
high 1366x768
Iris Graphics 540:
19.6 20 ~ 20 fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
6.6  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
»
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
57  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

2005
high 1280x1024
Iris Graphics 540:
55  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Iris Graphics 540:
24  fps
Iris Graphics 540:
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