GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960M vs 930MX 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

6.7

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 960M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M

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Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 2,000 MHz More than 2.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 80.2 GB/s vs 16 GB/s More than 5x higher memory bandwidth
Better PassMark score 2,043 vs 1,126 More than 80% better PassMark score
Higher clock speed 1,097 MHz vs 1,019 MHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Better floating-point performance 1,404.2 GFLOPS vs 782.6 GFLOPS Around 80% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 43.9 GTexel/s vs 24.46 GTexel/s Around 80% higher texture rate
Better T-Rex score 3.69 frames/s vs 1.09 frames/s Around 3.5x better T-Rex score
Higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 1,000 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Wider memory bus 128 bit vs 64 bit 2x wider memory bus
Higher metro: last light framerate 31.05 vs 11.1 More than 2.8x higher metro: last light framerate
More shading units 640 vs 384 256 more shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 24 16 more texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 1,479 vs 877 Around 70% better PassMark direct compute score
Front view of GeForce 930MX

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 930MX

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Much better T-Rex score 3,362.7 vs 1,927.99 Around 75% better T-Rex score
Lower TDP 17W vs 75W 4.4x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960M vs 930MX

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
53.96 mPixels/s
GeForce 930MX
23.56 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
795.15 frames/s
GeForce 930MX
165.34 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
580.96 mInteraction/s
GeForce 930MX
247.21 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
1,927.99
GeForce 930MX
3,362.7

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
2,851.98
GeForce 930MX
3,713.16

Battlefield 4

Bioshock Infinite

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