GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5430 vs 840M among Laptop GPUs under 35W TDP


Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more


T-Rex, Manhattan and Cloud Gate Factor


Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

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Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 30 more

Noise and Power

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


Overall Score

Nvidia GeForce 840M 

GPUBoss recommends the Nvidia GeForce 840M  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mobility Radeon HD 5430

Reasons to consider the
ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5430

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Better 3DMark06 score 3,082 vs 2,338 More than 30% better 3DMark06 score
Better manhattan score 3,718.82 vs 2,571 Around 45% better manhattan score
Lower TDP 7W vs 33W 4.7x lower TDP
Front view of GeForce 840M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Much higher clock speed 1,029 MHz vs 500 MHz More than 2x higher clock speed
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 10,332 vs 3,082 More than 3.2x better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better 3DMark vantage graphics score 6,627 vs 750 More than 8.8x better 3DMark vantage graphics score
Better PassMark score 879 vs 181 More than 4.8x better PassMark score
Better floating-point performance 790.3 GFLOPS vs 80 GFLOPS Around 10x better floating-point performance
Better cloud gate factor score 10.08 vs 3.79 Around 2.8x better cloud gate factor score
Slightly higher pixel rate 8.23 GPixel/s vs 2 GPixel/s More than 4x higher pixel rate
Slightly higher texture rate 16.46 GTexel/s vs 4 GTexel/s More than 4x higher texture rate
More shading units 384 vs 80 304 more shading units
Higher memory clock speed 1,001 MHz vs 800 MHz More than 25% higher memory clock speed
Better ocean surface simulation score 159.36 frames/s vs -1 frames/s More than 16025% better ocean surface simulation score
Better PassMark direct compute score 726 vs 57 Around 12.8x better PassMark direct compute score

Benchmarks Real world tests of Mobility Radeon HD 5430 vs GeForce 840M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce 840M
92.89 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce 840M
22.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

GeForce 840M
159.36 frames/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

Cloud Gate Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

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