GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 520M vs 920M 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

5.8

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 920M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 920M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 520M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 520M

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Lower TDP 12W vs 33W 2.7x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce 920M

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Nvidia GeForce 920M

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Significantly higher clock speed 954 MHz vs 672 MHz More than 40% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 9,003.5 vs 4,742.5 Around 90% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much better T-Rex score 3,358.92 vs 1,621.67 More than 2x better T-Rex score
Better PassMark score 711 vs 382 More than 85% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 5,032.5 vs 1,825 More than 2.8x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 1,731 vs 502 Around 3.5x better 3DMark06 score
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Better floating-point performance 732.7 GFLOPS vs 129.02 GFLOPS Around 5.8x better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 30.53 GTexel/s vs 5.38 GTexel/s Around 5.8x higher texture rate
More render output processors 16 vs 4 12 more render output processors
More texture mapping units 32 vs 8 24 more texture mapping units
Slightly higher pixel rate 7.63 GPixel/s vs 1.34 GPixel/s Around 5.8x higher pixel rate
More shading units 384 vs 48 336 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 648 vs 214 More than 3x better PassMark direct compute score
Better sky diver factor score 102.8 vs 42.96 Around 2.5x better sky diver factor score
Slightly better face detection score 8.36 mPixels/s vs 3.24 mPixels/s More than 2.5x better face detection score
Higher memory clock speed 900 MHz vs 800 MHz Around 15% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 520M vs 920M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 520M
10.23 mHash/s
GeForce 920M
40.41 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 520M
3.24 mPixels/s
GeForce 920M
8.36 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 520M
83.38 frames/s
GeForce 920M
157.17 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 520M
25.04 mInteraction/s
GeForce 920M
161.39 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 520M
1,621.67
GeForce 920M
3,358.92

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 520M
1,466.95
GeForce 920M
3,685.69

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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