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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce 805A

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 805A

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Slightly higher clock speed 775 MHz vs 738 MHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Slightly higher pixel rate 6.2 GPixel/s vs 1.48 GPixel/s Around 4.2x higher pixel rate
Slightly higher texture rate 12.4 GTexel/s vs 5.9 GTexel/s More than 2x higher texture rate
Slightly more shading units 192 vs 48 144 more shading units
Slightly more texture mapping units 16 vs 8 Twice as many texture mapping units
Front view of GeForce 705M

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Nvidia GeForce 705M

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 705M vs the 805A.

Features Key features of the GeForce 805A  vs 705M 

memory bandwidth Rate at which data can be read from or stored in onboard memory

GeForce 805A
14.4 GB/s
GeForce 705M
14.4 GB/s

pixel rate Number of pixels a graphics card can render to the screen every second

GeForce 805A
6.2 GPixel/s
GeForce 705M
1.48 GPixel/s

texture rate Speed at which a graphics card can perform texture mapping

GeForce 805A
12.4 GTexel/s
GeForce 705M
5.9 GTexel/s

floating point performance How fast the gpu can crunch numbers

GeForce 805A
297.6 GFLOPS
GeForce 705M
141.7 GFLOPS

shading units Subcomponents of the gpu, these run in parallel to enable fast pixel shading

texture mapping units Built into each gpu, these resize and rotate bitmaps for texturing scenes

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GeForce 805A  vs
GPU brand Nvidia Nvidia
GPU name GK208 GF117
Market Laptop Laptop
Clock speed 775 MHz 738 MHz
Is dual GPU No No
Reference card None None

raw performance

Shading units 192 48
Texture mapping units 16 8
Render output processors 8 8
Pixel rate 6.2 GPixel/s 1.48 GPixel/s
Texture rate 12.4 GTexel/s 5.9 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 297.6 GFLOPS 141.7 GFLOPS


GeForce 805A  vs
Memory clock speed 900 MHz 900 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 1,800 MHz 1,800 MHz
Memory bus 64 bit 64 bit
Memory 1,024 MB 1,024 MB
Memory type DDR3 DDR3
Memory bandwidth 14.4 GB/s 14.4 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 15W 15W

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