GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 230M vs 840M among Laptop GPUs under 35W TDP

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan and Cloud Gate Factor

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.4

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 840M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 840M  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 230M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 230M

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Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce 840M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,359.62 vs 2,088.76 More than 60% better T-Rex score
Much higher clock speed 1,029 MHz vs 500 MHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Better PassMark score 879 vs 337 More than 2.5x better PassMark score
Better floating-point performance 790.3 GFLOPS vs 105.6 GFLOPS Around 7.5x better floating-point performance
More shading units 384 vs 48 336 more shading units
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 230M vs 840M

PassMark Industry standard benchmark for overall graphics card performanceData courtesy Passmark

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 230M
2,088.76
GeForce 840M
3,359.62

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