GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5870 vs 840M 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

6.6

Overall Score

Winner
ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5870 

GPUBoss recommends the ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5870  based on its benchmarks.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mobility Radeon HD 5870

Reasons to consider the
ATi Mobility Radeon HD 5870

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Much better 3DMark06 score 12,830.5 vs 2,338 Around 5.5x better 3DMark06 score
Higher effective memory clock speed 4,000 MHz vs 2,002 MHz Around 2x higher effective memory clock speed
Better PassMark score 1,223 vs 879 Around 40% better PassMark score
Higher memory bandwidth 64 GB/s vs 16.02 GB/s Around 4x higher memory bandwidth
Better 3DMark 11 graphics score 12,830.5 vs 10,332 Around 25% better 3DMark 11 graphics score
Better ocean surface simulation score 585.97 frames/s vs 159.36 frames/s Around 3.8x better ocean surface simulation score
More shading units 800 vs 384 416 more shading units
More texture mapping units 40 vs 16 24 more texture mapping units
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
Front view of GeForce 840M

Reasons to consider the
Nvidia GeForce 840M

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Significantly higher clock speed 1,029 MHz vs 700 MHz More than 45% higher clock speed
Significantly better T-Rex score 3,359.62 vs 3,355.24 Almost the same
Slightly lower TDP 33W vs 50W Around 35% lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Mobility Radeon HD 5870 vs GeForce 840M

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Mobility Radeon HD 5870
98.61 mHash/s
GeForce 840M
94.68 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Mobility Radeon HD 5870
8.23 mPixels/s
GeForce 840M
22.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Mobility Radeon HD 5870
585.97 frames/s
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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