GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 870M vs 860M 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 870M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 870M

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Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 23,989 vs 18,276.5 More than 30% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark06 score 7,156 vs 4,902 More than 45% better 3DMark06 score
Significantly higher texture rate 105.4 GTexel/s vs 40.8 GTexel/s More than 2.5x higher texture rate
Better floating-point performance 2,529.4 GFLOPS vs 1,305.6 GFLOPS Around 95% better floating-point performance
More memory 3,072 MB vs 2,048 MB 50% more memory
Higher memory bandwidth 120 GB/s vs 80.2 GB/s Around 50% higher memory bandwidth
Significantly more texture mapping units 112 vs 40 72 more texture mapping units
Slightly better PassMark score 2,297 vs 1,719 Around 35% better PassMark score
Slightly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 25,112 vs 23,220.5 Around 10% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 26.7 fps vs 18.75 fps More than 40% higher crysis 3 framerate
More shading units 1,344 vs 640 704 more shading units
Higher pixel rate 26.35 GPixel/s vs 16.32 GPixel/s More than 60% higher pixel rate
More render output processors 24 vs 16 8 more render output processors
Wider memory bus 192 bit vs 128 bit 50% wider memory bus
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 52.2 fps vs 41.57 fps More than 25% higher BioShock infinite framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,355 vs 1,593 Around 50% better PassMark direct compute score
Slightly higher metro: last light framerate 34.4 vs 27.85 Around 25% higher metro: last light framerate
Front view of GeForce GTX 860M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M

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Higher clock speed 1,020 MHz vs 941 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Much higher diablo III framerate 105.24 fps vs 75 fps More than 40% higher diablo III framerate
Higher turbo clock speed 1,085 MHz vs 967 MHz More than 10% higher turbo clock speed
Better bitcoin mining score 162.83 mHash/s vs 81.75 mHash/s Around 2x better bitcoin mining score
Lower TDP 75W vs 100W 25% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 870M vs 860M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 870M
81.75 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 860M
162.83 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 870M
34.84 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 860M
22.83 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

Battlefield 4

Comments

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The question is does gtx 870 worth his price ,I bought lenovo y50 with gtx860m with 800$,the cheapest laptop with gtx870m is 1200$
The 870m CLEARLY wins I don't know why it isn't called. It has much higher stats on all the benchmarks overall.
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