GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 850M vs 670M among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 850M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M

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Significantly higher clock speed 902 MHz vs 598 MHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark06 score 4,385.5 vs 2,698 Around 65% better 3DMark06 score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,358.5 vs 11,021 More than 30% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Significantly better T-Rex score 2.43 frames/s vs -1 frames/s Around 350% better T-Rex score
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 750 MHz Around 35% higher memory clock speed
More shading units 640 vs 336 304 more shading units
Higher crysis 3 framerate 14 fps vs 11.2 fps More than 25% higher crysis 3 framerate
Slightly better sky diver factor score 225.07 vs 168.95 Around 35% better sky diver factor score
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,215 vs 950 Around 30% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher bioshock infinite framerate 28.4 vs 23.1 Around 25% higher bioshock infinite framerate
Slightly higher BioShock infinite framerate 28.4 fps vs 23.1 fps Around 25% higher BioShock infinite framerate
Lower TDP 45W vs 75W 40% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 670M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 670M

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Better PassMark score 1,908 vs 1,499 More than 25% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 19,451.5 vs 16,135 More than 20% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much better manhattan score 3,865.63 vs 1,764.49 Around 2.2x better manhattan score
Higher memory bandwidth 72 GB/s vs 32 GB/s 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
Higher effective memory clock speed 3,000 MHz vs 2,002 MHz Around 50% higher effective memory clock speed
More render output processors 24 vs 16 8 more render output processors
Wider memory bus 192 bit vs 128 bit 50% wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 56 vs 40 16 more texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 850M vs 670M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 850M
150.96 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 670M
52.9 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 850M
37.72 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 670M
15.06 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Bioshock Infinite

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