Intel Iris Xe vs NVIDIA GeForce MX330

Compare Intel Iris Xe vs NVIDIA GeForce MX330, specs and GPU benchmark score. Which is the better graphics card for the money?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

General gaming and workstation score

18 %
79% significantly better overall score
10 %

Flux Core frame rate

Volumetric ray casting test, a computationally expensive method of rendering high-quality scenes

24 FPS
50 FPS
26 FPS significantly higher Flux Core frame rate

Electron frame rate

Randomly generated noise sphere test

15 FPS
6 FPS significantly higher Electron frame rate
9 FPS

City frame rate

Procedurally generated city scene with voxel rendering

16 FPS
7 FPS significantly higher City frame rate
9 FPS

Clouds frame rate

Real-time noise calculation and ray marching test

11 FPS
3 FPS significantly higher Clouds frame rate
7 FPS

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (OpenCL) score

OpenCL compute benchmark

14,184
35% slightly higher Geekbench (OpenCL) score
10,474

Geekbench (Vulkan) score

Vulkan compute benchmark

14,105
40% slightly higher Geekbench (Vulkan) score
10,022

Specifications

Core Clock Speed

Nominal chip frequency

300 MHz
1,531 MHz
410% significantly higher core clock speed

Boost Clock Speed

Higher turbo frequency when power conditions are met

1,100 MHz
1,594 MHz
44% significantly higher boost clock speed

TDP

Thermal Design Power: Measure of heat generated by the GPU

15 W
10 W
49% significantly lower TDP

Pixel Rate

Number of pixels that can be rendered per second

13 Gigapixels/s
26 Gigapixels/s
93% significantly higher pixel rate

Texture Rate

Number of textured pixels that can be rendered per second

26 Gigatexels/s
38 Gigatexels/s
44% significantly higher texture rate

Shading Units

Number of processors dedicated to shader processing

384
Identical
384

Texture Mapping Units

Number of processors dedicated to applying textures

24
Identical
24

Render Output Processors

Number of processors dedicated to final pixel rendering

12
16
33% slightly more render output processors

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

184th of 526
248th of 526

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

September 2020
February 2020

Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

-
GDDR5

DirectX Support

Maximum version of DirectX supported

12.0
12.0

OpenGL Support

Maximum version of OpenGL supported

4.6
4.6

Iris Xe vs GeForce MX330 benchmarks

According to the hardwareDB Benchmark, the Iris Xe GPU is faster than the GeForce MX330 in gaming.

Our database shows that the GeForce MX330 has a significantly higher core clock speed. This is the frequency at which the graphics core is running at. While not necessarily an indicator of overall performance, this metric can be useful when comparing two GPUs based on the same architecture. In addition, the GeForce MX330 also has a significantly higher boost clock speed. The boost clock speed is the frequency that the GPU core can reach if the temperature is low enough. The allows for higher performance in certain scenarios.

In addition, the GeForce MX330 has a significantly lower TDP at 10 W when compared to the Iris Xe at 15 W. Heat output doesn't match power consumption directly but, it's a good estimate.

In terms of raw gaming performance in our GPU benchmark, the Iris Xe is better than the GeForce MX330.

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