GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 950M vs 840M among Laptop GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

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

6.2

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M  based on its gaming, benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 950M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M

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Significantly better 3DMark 11 graphics score 22,237 vs 10,332 Around 2.2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better PassMark score 1,807 vs 879 More than 2x better PassMark score
Significantly more memory 4,096 MB vs 1,024 MB 4x more memory
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,227 vs 6,627 Around 2.2x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Much higher diablo III framerate 102.9 fps vs 17.7 fps More than 5.8x higher diablo III framerate
Better 3DMark06 score 4,444 vs 2,338 More than 90% better 3DMark06 score
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 12.7 vs 6.3 More than 2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Significantly higher crysis 3 framerate 12.7 fps vs 6.3 fps More than 2x higher crysis 3 framerate
Higher texture rate 39.7 GTexel/s vs 16.46 GTexel/s Around 2.5x higher texture rate
Slightly better floating-point performance 1,271 GFLOPS vs 790.3 GFLOPS More than 60% better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 15.89 GPixel/s vs 8.23 GPixel/s Around 95% higher pixel rate
Better T-Rex score 2.54 frames/s vs 1.23 frames/s More than 2x better T-Rex score
More texture mapping units 40 vs 16 24 more texture mapping units
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 29.6 fps vs 13.5 fps Around 2.2x higher BioShock infinite framerate
More render output processors 16 vs 8 Twice as many render output processors
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,373 vs 726 Around 90% better PassMark direct compute score
More shading units 640 vs 384 256 more shading units
Front view of GeForce 840M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Much better T-Rex score 3,359.62 vs 3,349.09 Almost the same
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 33W vs 75W 2.3x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 950M vs 840M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
139.85 mHash/s
GeForce 840M
94.68 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
41.96 mPixels/s
GeForce 840M
22.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
373.64 frames/s
GeForce 840M
159.36 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
3,349.09
GeForce 840M
3,359.62

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
3,702.33
GeForce 840M
3,715.08

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