GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 960M vs 940MX 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

7

Overall Score

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 

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

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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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Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 23,777.5 vs 14,211 More than 65% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Significantly higher effective memory clock speed 5,012 MHz vs 2,002 MHz More than 2.5x higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 80.2 GB/s vs 16.02 GB/s More than 5x higher memory bandwidth
Better 3DMark06 score 5,277 vs 2,834.5 More than 85% better 3DMark06 score
Better PassMark score 2,040 vs 1,222 More than 65% better PassMark score
Better floating-point performance 1,404.2 GFLOPS vs 861.7 GFLOPS Around 65% better floating-point performance
Higher pixel rate 17.55 GPixel/s vs 8.98 GPixel/s More than 95% higher pixel rate
Higher texture rate 43.9 GTexel/s vs 26.93 GTexel/s Around 65% higher texture rate
Better cloud gate factor score 17.9 vs 12.11 Around 50% better cloud gate factor score
Higher memory clock speed 1,253 MHz vs 1,001 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
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 face detection score 53.96 mPixels/s vs 30.06 mPixels/s Around 80% better face detection score
More shading units 640 vs 384 256 more shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 24 16 more texture mapping units
Higher thief framerate 27.8 vs 9.5 Around 3x higher thief framerate
Front view of GeForce 940MX

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Nvidia GeForce 940MX

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Slightly higher turbo clock speed 1,242 MHz vs 1,176 MHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Lower TDP 23W vs 75W 3.3x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 960M vs 940MX

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
174.92 mHash/s
GeForce 940MX
103.58 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
53.96 mPixels/s
GeForce 940MX
30.06 mPixels/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 960M
3,353.38
GeForce 940MX
3,356.16

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Battlefield 4

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