GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 860M vs 580M among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

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

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

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

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Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 860M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,020 MHz vs 620 MHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 18,276.5 vs 13,315 More than 35% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 3,000 MHz More than 65% higher effective memory clock speed
Better 3DMark06 score 4,902 vs 3,116.5 More than 55% better 3DMark06 score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 23,220.5 vs 20,550.5 Around 15% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much higher diablo III framerate 105.24 fps vs 70.9 fps Around 50% higher diablo III framerate
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 750 MHz More than 65% higher memory clock speed
Better bitcoin mining score 162.83 mHash/s vs 67.21 mHash/s Around 2.5x better bitcoin mining score
Slightly higher pixel rate 16.32 GPixel/s vs 9.92 GPixel/s Around 65% higher pixel rate
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,593 vs 954 More than 65% better PassMark direct compute score
More shading units 640 vs 384 256 more shading units
Lower TDP 75W vs 100W 25% lower TDP
Front view of GeForce GTX 580M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 580M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,358.98 vs 2,890.54 More than 15% better T-Rex score
Better PassMark score 2,286 vs 1,719 Around 35% better PassMark score
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Significantly wider memory bus 256 bit vs 128 bit 2x wider memory bus
More texture mapping units 64 vs 40 24 more texture mapping units

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 860M vs 580M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 860M
162.83 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 580M
67.21 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 860M
22.83 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 580M
24.42 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

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