GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 980M vs 980 Mobile 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

Winner
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Mobile 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Mobile  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of GeForce GTX 980M

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GPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 980M Retail vs the 980 Mobile Retail.

Front view of GeForce GTX 980 Mobile

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Much better PassMark score 9,579 vs 5,711 Around 70% better PassMark score
Significantly better 3DMark06 score 17,292 vs 12,562 Around 40% better 3DMark06 score
Significantly better 3DMark vantage graphics score 45,345.5 vs 34,695 More than 30% better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 32,943 vs 26,811 Around 25% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Higher effective memory clock speed 7,012 MHz vs 5,012 MHz Around 40% higher effective memory clock speed
Higher memory bandwidth 224.4 GB/s vs 160.4 GB/s Around 40% higher memory bandwidth
Much higher crysis 3 framerate 60.55 fps vs 43.25 fps Around 40% higher crysis 3 framerate
Better floating-point performance 4,358 GFLOPS vs 3,189 GFLOPS More than 35% better floating-point performance
Higher texture rate 136.2 GTexel/s vs 99.6 GTexel/s More than 35% higher texture rate
Significantly better ocean surface simulation score 1,832.57 frames/s vs 1,146.53 frames/s Around 60% better ocean surface simulation score
Much better PassMark direct compute score 5,133 vs 3,460 Around 50% better PassMark direct compute score
Significantly higher memory clock speed 1,753 MHz vs 1,253 MHz Around 40% higher memory clock speed
Significantly higher BioShock infinite framerate 119 fps vs 90.9 fps More than 30% higher BioShock infinite framerate
Significantly higher bioshock infinite framerate 116.35 vs 89.9 Around 30% higher bioshock infinite framerate
More shading units 2,048 vs 1,536 512 more shading units
More texture mapping units 128 vs 96 32 more texture mapping units
Higher turbo clock speed 1,216 MHz vs 1,127 MHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Better T-Rex score 3,359.98 vs 3,358.56 Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of GeForce GTX 980M vs 980 Mobile

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 980M
384.62 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 980 Mobile
579.41 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce GTX 980M
92.63 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 980 Mobile
110.01 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

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