GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 525M 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

6.8

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 840M 

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 525M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 525M

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

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Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Much higher clock speed 1,029 MHz vs 600 MHz More than 70% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 10,332 vs 7,058.5 More than 45% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 2,338 vs 799 Around 3x better 3DMark06 score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 6,627 vs 3,230 More than 2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better PassMark score 879 vs 599 More than 45% better PassMark score
Significantly better T-Rex score 3,360.46 vs 2,776.06 More than 20% better T-Rex score
Better floating-point performance 790.3 GFLOPS vs 230.4 GFLOPS Around 3.5x better floating-point performance
Better particle simulation score 184.99 mInteraction/s vs 43.38 mInteraction/s More than 4.2x better particle simulation score
More shading units 384 vs 96 288 more shading units
Better PassMark direct compute score 726 vs 280 More than 2.5x better PassMark direct compute score
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 525M vs 840M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 525M
8.02 mHash/s
GeForce 840M
94.68 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 525M
5.1 mPixels/s
GeForce 840M
22.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 525M
131.33 frames/s
GeForce 840M
159.36 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 525M
2,776.06
GeForce 840M
3,360.46

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 525M
2,026.58
GeForce 840M
3,716.98

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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