GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 950M vs 660M 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

6.3

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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Much better 3DMark 11 graphics score 22,237 vs 2,369 Around 9.5x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher clock speed 993 MHz vs 835 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Better PassMark score 1,807 vs 1,412 Around 30% better PassMark score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 14,227 vs 9,803 More than 45% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Much higher diablo III framerate 102.9 fps vs 67 fps Around 55% higher diablo III framerate
Better floating-point performance 1,271 GFLOPS vs 641.3 GFLOPS Around 2x better floating-point performance
Higher turbo clock speed 1,124 MHz vs 950 MHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Higher pixel rate 15.89 GPixel/s vs 6.68 GPixel/s Around 2.5x higher pixel rate
Better T-Rex score 2.54 frames/s vs 1.1 frames/s More than 2.2x better T-Rex score
Higher crysis 3 framerate 12.7 vs 10 More than 25% higher crysis 3 framerate
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,373 vs 739 More than 85% better PassMark direct compute score
Higher crysis 3 framerate 12.7 fps vs 10 fps More than 25% higher crysis 3 framerate
More shading units 640 vs 384 256 more shading units
Higher BioShock infinite framerate 29.6 fps vs 22.9 fps Around 30% higher BioShock infinite framerate
Front view of GeForce GTX 660M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M

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Much better 3DMark06 score 14,704 vs 4,444 More than 3.2x better 3DMark06 score
Higher effective memory clock speed 4,000 MHz vs 1,800 MHz Around 2.2x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 64 GB/s vs 28.8 GB/s Around 2.2x higher memory bandwidth
Significantly better T-Rex score 3,353.58 vs 3,349.09 Almost the same
Higher memory clock speed 1,000 MHz vs 900 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 50W vs 75W Around 35% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 950M vs 660M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
139.85 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 660M
33.75 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
41.96 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 660M
10.84 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 950M
373.64 frames/s
GeForce GTX 660M
405.09 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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