GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 630M vs 820M 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

5.9

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce 820M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 820M  based on its gaming and compute performance.

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Front view of GeForce 820M

Nvidia GeForce 820M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GT 630M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

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Higher clock speed 800 MHz vs 625 MHz Around 30% higher clock speed
Higher effective memory clock speed 3,600 MHz vs 1,800 MHz 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Much higher dead space 3 framerate 22.15 fps vs 21.7 fps Almost the same
Much higher dirt3 framerate 19.9 vs 13.7 More than 45% higher dirt3 framerate
More memory 2,048 MB vs 1,024 MB 2x more memory
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Front view of GeForce 820M

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Nvidia GeForce 820M

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Significantly better manhattan score 3,533.46 vs 2,068.17 More than 70% better manhattan score
Higher diablo III framerate 33.9 fps vs 23 fps More than 45% higher diablo III framerate
Lower TDP 15W vs 33W 2.2x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GT 630M vs 820M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 630M
20.98 mHash/s
GeForce 820M
23.26 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 630M
5.06 mPixels/s
GeForce 820M
7.69 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 630M
2,994.54
GeForce 820M
3,352.98

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GT 630M
2,068.17
GeForce 820M
3,533.46

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

Hitman: Absolution

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